Harold Cummings Obituary (2021) – Spanish Fort, AL
August 9, 1947 – May 31, 2021
A celebration of the life of Reverend Harold W. Cummings, 73, of Spanish Fort and formerly of Opelika, will be held Friday June 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Providence Baptist Church – West Campus. Dr Rusty Sowell and Reverend Andy Kinman will officiate. Music will be provided by Scott Brand. The family will receive friends on Friday June 4, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Baptiste Providence Church – West Campus.
Reverend Cummings passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021 at his residence. He was born on August 9, 1947 in Roanoke, Alabama, to the Reverend Thomas Winston Cummings and Maudine Lexar Boggs Cummings. He pastored Rocky Creek Baptist Church in New Site for 32 years. After his retirement he returned to Providence Baptist Church where he began his walk with the Lord and his ministry. Boyfriend. Harold graduated from the Baptist Bible Institute in Graceville, Florida. and began working as a pastor in 1974. He loved gospel music and sang for many years with the Opelika-based Sounds of the Trumpet Quartet. As a bi-professional pastor he worked for many years for Uniroyal at Opelika and later as a carpenter at Auburn University. In his spare time he enjoyed cabinet and furniture building, camping, golf and Auburn football. Boyfriend. Harold loved the Lord dearly and everyone he met. He never met a stranger and was always ready to share the message of salvation with everyone.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Brenda Cummings of Spanish Fort; son, Jason Cummings (Karen) of Opelika; daughter, Wendy Younce (Myron) of Spanish Fort; grandchildren, Brandon Cummings (Nina) of Norfolk, VA, Brailee Childs (Brandon) of Phenix City, Bethany Younce and Sarah Younce both of Athens, GA, and Katee Dixon of Opelika; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Childs, David Childs and Jacob Childs; brothers, Kayron Cummings and Max Cummings (Debbie); sister-in-law, Barbara Cummings; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents died before him; sisters Joyce Tittle and Ann Walls; and his brother, Jimmy Cummings.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that memorial contributions be made to Providence Baptist Church, 2807 Lee Road 166, Opelika, AL 36804 or Rocky Creek Baptist Church, PO Box 873, Alexander City, AL 35011.
Memorial messages can be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com.
Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Posted by The Opelika-Auburn News on June 3, 2021.