Robert A. Cummins

Oct. 17, 1954 - Dec. 6, 2017



     Sunday, December 10, 2017
     1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


Funeral Service:

     Sunday, December 10, 2017
     3:00 P.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


may be made to:

     Richburg Rod and Gun Club
     2350, NY-275
     Richburg, NY 14774

Robert A. Cummins
Beloved Family Man
Robert A. Cummins, 63, of 7226 County Rd. 1, Friendship, passed away Wednesday, December 06, 2017 at Olean General Hospital after a short battle with cancer.

Born on October 17, 1954, in Cuba, he was a son of Arthur and Amelia Nordin Cummins. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Kathleen A. Schumann.

Robert was a graduate of Friendship Central School Class of 1973. He then served in the United States Navy from 1980-84.

After his military service, he returned to Friendship and began working for Air Preheater of Wellsville as a machinist retiring in March of this year after 30 years of service.

He enjoyed hunting fishing, riding snow-mobiles and motorcycles, was a fantastic cook that enjoyed barbecuing and loved to travel.

In addition to his wife Kathy he leaves behind a son, Robert C. Cummins of Friendship; three daughters, Cindy Swick of Syracuse, Rachel (Leon) Burdick of South Carolina and Sara Nichols of Fillmore; twelve grandchildren; one great grandson; a sister, Sandy Cummins of Leroy; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by three brothers Jeffrey, Mark, and Leon.

The family will receive friends at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba on Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 1-3 P.M. at which time a funeral service will be held. The Rev. Kirk Kirch, pastor of the United Church of Friendship, will officiate.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Richburg Rod and Gun Club 2350, NY-275, Richburg, NY 14774.

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