Kenneth Paul Cummins

Kenneth Paul Cummins of Rifle died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. He was 53.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Rifle Moose Lodge, 133 E. 3rd St. in Rifle, with officers of Moose Lodge No. 1345 officiating. A dinner for family and friends will follow at the Moose Lodge.

Mr. Cummins was born Feb. 12, 1950, in Durango to Alice Irene Wood and Lawrence George Cummins. He spent his childhood in Colorado.

He served in the U.S. Navy, and fulfilled two tours of duty in Vietnam.

He married Nancy Guffey on Feb. 14, 1992, in Rifle.

Mr. Cummins lived in Littleton and Wyoming before moving to Rifle 13 years ago.

He was a taxidermist.

He loved fishing, hunting and most of all, music of any kind. He played lead guitar and was a singer with the Wild Horse Band and the Last Call Band for the past eight years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Cummins is survived by his wife, Nancy Cummins of Rifle; by daughters Barbara Cummins of Garden City, Kan., and Amanda Cummins of Minnesota; by stepsons and stepdaughter-in-law Perry Storecamp of Wyoming and Mike and Darla Storecamp of Casper, Wyo.; by stepdaughters and stepsons-in-law Becca Lewis of Rock Springs, Wyo., Elissa and Nathan Stevens of Galva, Ill., and Gina and Brandon McNamara of Casper; by a brother and sister-in-law, Kevin and Julie Cummins of Dumont; by sisters and brothers-in-law Colleen Marie and Chris Skinner of Silver Plume, and Katherine and Frank Willett of Lakewood; by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and by special friends Reed Stephens, Coy Keithley and Mike Deere of Rifle and Conrad Ryden of New Castle ” all members of his band.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rifle Moose Lodge No. 1345, 133 E. 3rd St., Rifle, CO 81650.

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