Richard Cummings

–  07/31/2020


Richard L Cummings, Sr. 65, of Lombard, IL passed away on July 31, 2020.

He was one of six children born on June 6, 1955 in Elmhurst, IL.  After high school, he proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Upon completion of his service he dedicated 40+ years as an engraver with Comet Die & Engraving in Elmhurst IL.


Rich was a life-long Chicago Bears fan and an avid collector of Bears memorabilia that he proudly displayed in his ‘Man Cave’.  His dedication and tribute to the Bear’s won him a“Die Hard Fan’ award from the NFC. But above all, Rich loved and cherished his family.  What a precious gift he was to everyone that knew him.  He truly will be missed.


Beloved husband of Nancy, loving father of Meahgan (Jason) Husslein, Richard Jr. (Kathryn) Cummings and grandfather of Nicolas and Anthony Husslein and Ella and Jack Cummings, dear brother of Colleen aka “Cookie” (Andrew) Kelly, Douglas (Donna) Cummings, Michael Cummings. Preceded in death by parents Robert Jr. and LaVerne Cummings, late wife Denise, brother late Robert Cummings, III (Kathie survives),  and sister late Patsy(the late Frank) Arena.

A private Funeral will be held on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Discovery Church, 200 Prairie St, Elgin . you may watch on  link below

Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations will be accepted to Rich’s church – Discovery Church

Arrangement by Steuerle Funeral Home 630-832-4161 or




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