Kenneth Dale Cummings


Kenneth Dale Cummings, 76, of Emory, Texas, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Tyler, Texas. Kenneth was born on September 28, 1942 in Konawa, Oklahoma to Virgil Herman Cummings and Gertha Irene Branscum Cummings. The family will receive friends at a visitation on Wednesday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Commerce Funeral Home. The funeral will follow immediately at 12 p.m. at the funeral home with Brother David Burns officiating. Interment will be at Cumby Cemetery.
Kenneth attended high school in Konawa, Oklahoma. On February 9, 1970 he married the love of his life, Cathy Cupit. Some years later, he owned and operated the Sonic restaurant in Commerce, along with some other locations. Following that venture, he and his wife, Cathy, went into business for themselves. For the next 18 years, they were associated with The Limu Company. This was a big blessing in their lives, affording them some financial independence and the opportunity to make friends with people all over the United States and Canada. They are so thankful for their Limu friends.
When Kenneth wasn't working on his business, he enjoyed hunting and golf. He also enjoyed traveling. He and Cathy had been all over the United States. They especially enjoyed the eastern coast of the country.
Kenneth is survived by his step-son, Shon Potter and wife, Tracy; grandchildren, Wesley Miller and wife, Montana and Ryan Miller and wife, Victoria; great grandchildren, Henley Miller, Daxton Miller, Brailee Miller, Brillee Arrendondo and Braylon Arrendondo; sister-in-law, Carolyn Bearden; sister, Kathy Cummings; brother, Herman Cummings and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Gertha Cummings; his wife, Cathy; sisters, Doris, Roberta and Barbara and a brother, Charles.
Serving as pallbearers for Kenneth are Wesley Miller, Ryan Miller, Justin Nabers, Landon Nabers, Charles Humphries and Brine Bearden. Serving as honorary pallbearers are Pete Jeremich and The Limu Company.
The services for Kenneth are entrusted to Commerce Funeral Home.
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Published on May 13, 2019
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