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Bruce A. Cummins

September 9, 1950 — July 19, 2023

Waterloo, IL

Bruce A. Cummins, 72, of Waterloo, IL, died July 19, 2023, in Waterloo, IL. He was born September 9, 1950, in St. Louis, MO.

 He is survived by his wife Deborah Cummins nee Wilhelm; children Catherine (Michael) Bess, and James Cummins; grandchildren Evan, Trevor, & Oliver Bess; brother Michael (Irma) Cummins Sr.; sister Connie (Joel) Kray; sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

 Bruce is preceded in death by his parents James A. & Audrey M. (nee Smith) Cummins and nephew Michael Cummins Jr.

 He was a lifetime member of Teamsters Local 600 - St. Louis (shop steward and convention delegate), an Air Force Veteran, Vietnam Veteran, AARA and SARA Stockcar Racing, an avid fisherman, devoted supporter of Sister Cities of Porta Loo, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, and he was retired from Yellow Freight after 44 years.

 

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 

BJC Hospice and Home Care Fund

 

Visitation:

 4 PM to 8 PM Monday, July 24, 2023 at Quernheim Funeral Home

 9 AM until time of service Tuesday at Quernheim Funeral Home

 

Funeral:

 10 AM Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL

 Pastor Jason Pierce officiating

 Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO

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