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Walking On -- Tony Lee Cummings

10.16.2020 Dean Rhodes Walking On
Tony Lee Cummings

 

Tony Lee Cummings

Jan. 22, 1961 – Oct. 7, 2020

Tony Lee Cummings, 59, of Lebanon passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Albany.

Tony was born Jan. 22, 1961, in El Cajon, Calif., the son of Eugene and Elsie (Jeffers) Cummings. Tony spent the majority of his life in Lacomb and graduated from Lebanon High School in 1979.

He then served in the Navy as a machinist mate from 1979-82. In the service, he learned how to play the harmonica and would then play it for Kybo and Sage.

Tony worked as a construction millwright for most of his life. He was very proud to be a Grand Ronde Tribal member. He also belonged to the Lebanon Elks and the American Legion Post 51.

Tony enjoyed riding at the dunes, elk hunting, camping, making people laugh and loved finding humor in everything. His favorite vacation was to Moab with his wife, which was an item crossed off his bucket list.

He married Susan Lynn Weaver on Dec. 21, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nev., and she survives him. Other survivors include his children, Korby (April) Cummings, Larae (Aaron) Christiansen, Keri Trembath, Teri Trembath, Gator (Audrey) Trembath and Nichole (Nicho) Rodriguez; grandchildren, Calvin Little, Cede Little, Neil Fontaine, Cessna Trembath, Hunter Hahn, Charles Trembath III, A.J.Trembath, Kaedence Cummings, Dantae Rodriguez and McKenzie Christiansen; great-grandchildren, Taine Fontaine, Devin Fontaine and Charley Goodwin; brother, Barney Cummings of Lancaster, Calif.; sisters, Lori Humphrey of Turner, Ore., and Pauline Porter of Stayton, Ore; and father, Eugene Cummings. He was preceded in death by his mother.

A public viewing was held Friday, Oct. 9, at Huston Jost Funeral Home in Lebanon.

A private memorial due to COVID-19 restrictions was held Tuesday, Oct. 13. To leave an online condolence for the family, go to www.hustonjost.com.