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William Cummings
Manteca resident
William Cummings, 61, entered into rest on Sunday, July 5, 2009 in Stockton. He was born on April 29, 1948 in Ohio to the late Mr. and Mrs. Maurice and Dalin Cummings. He was a resident of Manteca for 25 years.

Mr. Cummings is survived by his loving wife of 23 years Janice Cummings of Manteca. His daughters are Katharine Reeves and husband Michael of Rocklin and Robin Strickland and husband John of Fresno. He was blessed by 6 beautiful grandchildren. He is also survived by 1 brother Bob Cummings of Ohio and 3 sisters, Daline Sherman of Ohio, Maureen Hagerty of Ohio and Judy Cummings of Ohio.

Bill was employed by Motion Industries in Tracy for 10 years as an electrical engineer. Before Motion Industries, Bill was in sales for over 25 years for Rockwell Automation out of Pleasanton. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Ripon. He enjoyed barbecuing, gardening, and entertaining family and friends. He loved to travel to Tahoe and local casinos. Bill’s sense of humor and zest for life was never left unnoticed. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

A memorial service will be held in Bill’s honor on Wednesday, July 8, at 7 p.m. at P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home, 290 N. Union Road, Manteca. To send a special message to the Cumming’s family please visit their on-line guest book at

In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to the American Cancer Society, 207 E. Alpine St., Stockton, California.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Monday, July 6, 2009