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William R. "Billy" Cummings

February 5, 1974 December 24, 2018
William R. "Billy" Cummings
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Obituary for William R. "Billy" Cummings

William R. “Billy” Cummings, 44, died Monday, December 24, 2018, of natural causes. A memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019, at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton.

William Robert Cummings was born February, 5, 1974 in Vinton, the son of William Craig and Elaine Rhinehart Cummings. He graduated from Vinton-Shellsburg Community Schools and attended Kirkwood Community College, earning an AA degree. Billy worked in the parts department at Rydell Chevrolet in Waterloo. He enjoyed music and playing the guitar, cars, computers and writing in his journal.

He is survived by his grandparents, Bill and Faye Cummings, Vinton; his father, William Craig Cummings, Vinton; brother, Eric Cummings, Marion; half siblings, Brett Sorrell, Houstonia, MO, Chris Sorrell, Creighton, MO, Kelli Cummings, Dubuque and Danielle Cummings, Vinton, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elaine; his step-mother, Lori; his uncle, Doug Cummings and his sister, Sara Jean Cummings Bunch.

A memorial fund has been established.

Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home is caring for Billy and his family. Condolences may be left at

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5:00 PM 2/1/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/1/2019 8:00:00 PM
Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home
1212 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

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