His wife, two daughters, son, grandson, mother, and sister
Guard Cummins was killed in an automobile accident near Eddyville while returning to the prison facility from the prison farm.
He and several inmates were taking a load of onions to the prison when the truck they were riding in collided with a vehicle and overturned. Guard Cummins, who was riding in the passenger seat, was thrown from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries. Nine prisoners also sustained injuries in the crash.
Guard Cummins had served with the Kentucky Department of Corrections for several years.
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RIP from your great grandson, and a former fellow correctional officer at K.S.P. It is my privilege to be a caretaker of your resting place. One of my proudest moments was adding your name to the NLEOMF monument in Washington, D.C. and the KY. Law Enforcement Memorial in Richmond, KY.