Harold Edgar Cummings, born in Wyckle, W.Va., on February 20, 1934, went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 9, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father Seldon, mother Mary, and three brothers, twin Darrell, Wade, and Frankie.

Harold was a member of the Armed Forces and served in the Korean War. He moved, with his adoring wife Dolores of 65 years, to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in 1959. He worked for the City of Fort Lauderdale as an electrical inspector for 25 years.

Harold and Dolores moved to Statesville, N.C., in 1994. They became active in their church, The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, in Mooresville, and have been committed to giving back to their community and neighbors.

Harold leaves for a brief time his wife Dolores, three children, Cheryl Simmons (Mike), Mike (Lydia), and Ken (Lisa). He is cherished by nine grandchildren, Justin Simmons (Jennifer), Ryan Simmons (Lauren), Brandon Simmons (Michele), Justin French (Megan), Christina French, Nicole Bambrick (Andy), Jessica Freeze (James), Scottie Creiln (Amy), and Miranda Cummings. He also enjoyed time with his 13 great grandchildren, Emma, Lilly, Layla, Piper, Riley, Jackson, Katie, Lucie, Logan, Frankie Grace, Finnley, Bodie and Nora.

A celebration of life will be announced to family and friends at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Mitchell Community College, Attn.: Harold Cummings Nursing Scholarship, 500 W. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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