Richard William Cummings, 68 of Pownal, VT died Saturday March 10, 2018 at his home.
He was born in Williamstown, MA on February 8, 1950 son of Carroll H. Cummings and Jeannette Maude (Burdick) Cummings Jones.
Dick attended Williamstown schools and graduated from Mount Greylock Regional High School with the class of 1968 where he was member of the varsity football team and track and field team. Dick attended the University of Massachusetts where he played varsity football and then signed as a free agent with the New England Patriots.
Dick was employed by Williams College in its athletic department for 35 years until his retirement in 2015. He was a member of the Second Congregational Church in South Williamstown. Dick enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was devoted to his family and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Diana Lynn ( Jones) Cummings whom he married on September 10, 1977 and one daughter- Melissa Ann Cummings of Pownal, VT and one son- Dustin Torrey Cummings and his wife, Janelle of East Wallingford, VT. He also leaves his four grandchildren- Makaela Cummings, Areanna Cummings, Chloe Campbell and Bode Cummings; one aunt- Joan Burdick of Hancock, MA; and thee cousins- Scott Burdick, Marc Burdick and Julie Snow.
FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Dick Cummings will be Thursday March 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Second Congregational Church, South Williamstown. Burial will follow in Southlawn cemetery. Calling hours at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA are Wednesday from 4-7 PM. Memorial donations may be made to the Pownal Rescue Squad in care of the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.