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Richard B. McCummings

Obituary for Richard B. McCummings

January 22, 1953 - November 2, 2018
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 65

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Richard B. McCummings, age 65, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Friday, November 2, 2018 at his home. Born January 22, 1953 in West Grove, PA, Richard was the son of the late Joseph and Edith (Pyle) McCummings.

Richard was an avid sports enthusiast. He was known for staying up to date with all sports standings including the local High School and college sports teams. Some of his favorite teams were the Ravens, Orioles, Blue Rocks and the Iron Birds. He especially enjoyed following his daughter's sporting events; he was her biggest fan and most enthusiastic supporter.

Richard was an active member of the Sons of the American Legion, Post 194. He was a social man who loved to mingle with his friends and family, making sure everyone was having a good time. No matter where Richard went on his travels he always crossed paths with someone he knew. He enjoyed being outdoors, gardening and working in his yard ensuring that his lawn's landscape was in pristine order. His greatest joy was his time spent with his daughter, Autumn. Whether they were going to the movies or just enjoying some leisure time at home, Richard devoted his life to being an exceptional father for her.

Richard is survived by his daughter, Autumn J. McCummings of Elkton, MD; two brothers: Joseph L. McCummings of Groveland, FL and Barry D. McCummings and his wife, Janice of Dallas, NC; two sisters: Margaret Slota and her husband, Ray of Forked River, NJ and Joyce Zachry and her husband, Paul of Zion, MD; and his former spouse and friends, Jane A. McCummings of Elkton, MD.

A family directed celebration of Richard's life will be held from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday, Novemvber 11, 2018 at the American Legion, Post 194, 338 E. Main St., Rising Sun, MD 21911. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to the "Multiple Sclerosis Foundation" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P. O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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  • Memorial contributions may be made payable to the "Multiple Sclerosis Foundation" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P. O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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