Funeral services for Jacques “Jack” Howard Cummings, 66, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Bro. Johnny Baugh will officiate. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 5:00 PM unti…read more
Funeral services for Jacques “Jack” Howard Cummings, 66, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Bro. Johnny Baugh will officiate. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe.
Jack was born Sunday, February 15, 1953 in Caldwell Parish, Columbia, LA. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard L. Cummings and mother, Francine Sainlez Cummings; special uncle Gilbert Sainlez. Jack retired from Bancroft Bag, Inc. and Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions with a combined 44 years of service. He had a love and ear for music with a talent of playing any instrument he touched. He enjoyed motorcycling, traveling, photography, and God’s handiwork of nature. He loved planes, trains, flying, and space but more than this, his family and spending time with them. Jack had a unique personality, both humble and forgiving. He passed away at home peacefully and was surrounded by his family in West Monroe on Sunday, May 12. He has been greatly loved and will forever be missed.
Jack is survived by his wife, Nancy J. Willis Cummings; son, Jonathan R. Cummings (Leana); daughter, Jessica N. Cummings Griggs (Robert); mother of his children, Myra Wright (Larry); six grandchildren, Grant Griggs, Ryana Cummings, Chloe Griggs, Spencer Cummings, Connor Cummings, and Alden Griggs; siblings, John Cummings, Danny Cummings, David Cummings (Cecile), Shirley Andrews (Charlie), Mark Cummings (Laura); numerous nieces and nephews; step-children, Kelly Rice, Michael Rice, Rusty Rice and Rebecca Rice and their spouses and children.
Pallbearers will be Grant Griggs, Michael Rice, Rusty Rice, Jason Cummings, Larry Wright, and Lester Acton.
Honorary pallbearers will be Spencer Cummings, Connor Cummings, and Alden Griggs.
Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. James 4:14
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com
Kilpatrick Funeral Home
West Monroe, LAhide
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 02:00 pm
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