ROCK SPRINGS — Bill L. Cummings, 79, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Mr. Cummings past away following several years of ill health.
He was born in Erie, Colorado on February 2, 1935, the son of the late James Vincent Cummings and Ann Krpan.
Mr. Cummings attended schools in Rock Springs and Reliance, Wyoming. He graduated from Reliance High School with the Class of 1954. He also attended the University of Wyoming and received a Doctorate in Radiology and also the University of Utah with a Doctorate in Radiology.
He married Marlene Moon in Rock Springs, Wyoming on June 23, 1957.
Mr. Cummings was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community.
He worked as a radiologist for Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County for twenty years. He also drove a truck for Wycoff and worked for Dr. Joe Oliver, Sheriffs Department as a jail guard. Mr Cummings worked with nuclear medicine and did lab work.
Survivors include his wife Marlene Cumming of Rock Springs, Wyoming; six daughters, Maureen Holden and husband Lonnie of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Peggy Morton and husband Guy of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Shannon Scott and husband Doug of Denver, Colorado, Coleen Story and companion Jerry Macy of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Shelley Cummings of Phoenix, Arizona and Eileen Cummings of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one sister Joanne Lescoe and husband Proctor of Flagstaff, Arizona; twenty grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister in infancy, Pauline.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, 633 Bridger Avenue in Rock Springs, Wyoming. A Rosary with Vigil will be recited at 6:00 P.M., Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the church. Interment will be in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Thursday one hour prior to the Rosary and again one hour prior to services on Friday.
Pallbearers: Lonnie Holden, Jason Lee, Cody Holden, Kirk Story, L.J. Story, Troy Maxwell, Kyle McGovern and Andy Bereece. Honorary Pallbearers: Proctor Lescoe, Joe Morton, Brandon Story, Guy Morton, Matt Bereece, Troy Petersen, Awston Holden, Doug Scott and John Starkovich.
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