June 12, 2021
Darrell E. Cummings, 87 of Mechanicsburg, Ohio passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
Darrell was born October 19,1933 in Bernie, West Virginia the son of the late Clifford and Sylvia (Cooper) Cummings. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Darrell was a member of the Parkview Baptist Church, he enjoyed reading and studying the bible. Most of all he loved spreading the word of Christ, as he served as pastor to many parishes over 50 plus years. In his free time Darrell enjoyed fishing, camping, and especially traveling. He was known for being a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
Darrell is survived by his wife of 41 years, Garnetta Mae (Ammon) Cummings; his children, Charlene (Joe) Diminno, Patsy (Wayne) Bricker, Lana Gallentine, Karla (John) Cheek, Carlos (Joan) Cummings, Dale Miller, Dana (Beth) Miller, Danny Miller, Brian (Christina) Macey and Bobby Bille; 26 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; his brothers, Cecil Cummings, Roger (Linda) Cummings; his sisters, Joyce Merritt and Bertie (Denver) Lovejoy as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Billy and Franky and sister-in-law, Sue Cummings.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 17, 2021, in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg, Ohio with Pastor Steve Cummings officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 am to 1 pm prior to the service.
Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.