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Howard Coeyman Cummins of Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away February 9th, 2017. Mr. Cummins was born September 17, 1924 in Nutley, New Jersey.
Mr. Cummins was a veteran of WWII having proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps. He was a member of the 413th Fighter Squadron, 414th Fighter Group, 7th Fighter Command stationed on Iwo Jima at cessation of hostilities.
Howard held a Master’s Degree in education, and retired from the Smithville public schools system. Mr. Cummins was an avid cyclist and a founding member of the Kansas City Bicycle Club. He was a member of the Austin Healey Club of America and a long time participant in the Meals on Wheels program.
He is survived by: the love of his life for 66 years, Carolyn Cummins; two sons, Mark and his wife Elizabeth and Stephen; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.