Cummings, Jesse Thomas
Birth: Sunday, February 13, 1921 in Little Rock
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the age of 95
Laid to Rest: Monday, August 22, 2016 in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Cemetery, Lexington Park, Maryland
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Jesse Thomas Cummings, 95, of Lexington Park, MD died August 18, 2016 at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. He was born on February 13, 1921 in Little Rock, AK to the late Jesse Cummings.
In 1947 in San Diego, CA Jesse met and fell in love with his late wife, Lucille A. Cummings. After a two week, love at first sight, whirlwind romance, they were married. Together, they celebrated over 67 wonderful years of marriage before her passing in March 2014.
Jesse served his country in the United States Navy for over 13 years before his Honorable Discharge as a Chief. He owned and operated The Electronic Service Company in Great Mills, MD for over 45 years. His hobbies included boating, fishing, bird watching and gardening. He enjoyed watching sunsets on the water, which he found to be very relaxing. He was an avid Washington Redskin fan. He was a life member and charter member of the Elks Lodge 2092. He was the oldest elk in the Lodge. He was also a long time member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.
Jesse is survived by his grandchildren, Michael Cummings (Carrie) of Hollywood, MD and Angela Cummings of Lexington Park, MD; his great grandchildren, Chase and Michaela Cummings; his daughter-in-law, Oleta Copsey of Hollywood, MD; and his dear friend, David Jarrell of Solomons, MD. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife; his son, Wayne Cummings; his daughter, Candace Cummings; and his brothers, Junior and Eugene Cummings.
Family will receive friends on Monday, August 22, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 12:00 p.m., at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 22375 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.