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Charles E. Cummings

December 3, 1942 ~ September 21, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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CUMMINGS, Charles E. – of Montrose passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at his home.  He was 79 years of age.
Charles was born in Vero Beach, Florida  on December 3, 1942.  He has lived his entire life in Montrose and graduated from Montrose High School.  He was an US Army Veteran, having served in Germany during the Vietnam Era.   Charlie was Honorably Discharged on October 21, 1966.  He was united in marriage to Jannine D. Draheim on December 3, 1992.  She preceded him in death on July 13, 2021.
Charles was a GM retiree.  After his retirement, he worked as public tax preparer.  When he was not working, he enjoyed woodworking and painting.  He loved traveling the back roads, especially when going to any casino, and then laughed as he told how long it took and all the little towns he saw along the way.  He enjoyed riding the train or traveling through the different states looking for towns or villages named “Montrose”.  Most of all, he loved his family and spending time with them.
He is survived by his children, Ellen (Scott) Sedore of Montrose and Brian (Jennifer) Cummings of Royal Oak; the mother of his children, Sharon E. Cummings; eight grandchildren, Michael Littlejohn, Amanda (Bryan) Hughes, Kasandra Littlejohn, Joshua Littlejohn, Lee Kirk II, Hannah Kirk, Samuel Sedore, all of Montrose and Ashleigh Cummings of Athens, GA and currently attending college in South Carolina; three great-grandchildren, Liam, Bexlee, and Blaklee; three sisters, Ellen Hensley of Florida, Delilah Harris of Tennessee, and Linda Gushaw of Arizona; many nieces and nephews; and other loving family and friends.  He was also preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Donna Dunkle; and a son, Charles Cummings III.
Cremation has taken place.  Inurnment with Army funeral honors will be later at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly.  A Celebration of Charlie’s Life is planned for later this year.  You may light a memorial candle or share a memory at
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Celebration of Life to be held later

Inurnment later

Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48422


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