Edward "Buck" Cummings, of Decatur died Friday, February 25, 2022. Public viewing will be held at Jackson Memory Funeral Home Friday, March 4, 2022 from 12-5 PM. The funeral will be Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 12:00 PM in the Jackson Memory Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Decatur City Cemetery.
“Buck” was baptized at an early age. He was saved and baptized at St. Peter Baptist Church in Decatur, AL. (Cedar Lake) He was skilled in carpentry and masonry. He helped to build golf courses and stadiums throughout Tennessee. His last ten years of employment were at the Sumner County Administration Building in Gallatin, TN where he performed janitorial services. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He took a special interest in the sport of golf. He would often challenge and invite family/friends on the golf course. He enjoyed playing with his son Donald, brother James and close friend Charlie Heston. He also loved to take trips to Decatur, AL to spend time with loved ones.
He was proceeded in death by his parents Willis Wilkerson and Vestella Cummings. Siblings; Hildred Booker, Zet Booker, Newlyn Booker, Harry Van Booker Jr., Eddie Booker Sr., Wanda Elliot and Deborah Duke.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories to his beloved friend and partner for 41 years, Mozell Smith and her children, Kim, John, Michael and Gary of Nashville, TN. One son, Donald Ray Bailey (Karen Smith) of Decatur, AL. Grandchildren; Marcus Bailey, Brandon Bailey and Courtney Smith. Great Grandchildren; Milik Orr, Monica Bailey, Amari Bailey, Terrence Matthews, Olivia Bailey and Jaeshin Bailey all of Decatur, AL. Siblings; Estella Jackson, Dorothy McGinnis, Kateleen (Miles) Jackson, Bettye Jackson, Doris Morrow, Shirley Morrow, Mercie Powell, Phyllis Boulden, Karen Wilkerson, Yolanda McKelvey, Willis Wilkerson Jr., Elmer Wilkerson and James Wilkerson. A Host of nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.
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