In memory of
Clyde "Buddy" Cummings
Clyde "Buddy" Morrison Cummings, Jr. December 21, 1946 - February 15, 2017 Apex Clyde "Buddy" Morrison Cummings, Jr., died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Transitions Lifecare Hospice in Raleigh. Buddy was born December 21, 1946 in Lee County, NC to the late Clyde Morrison Cummings Sr. and Maggie Love Cole Cummings. He was a graduate of Greenwood High School class of 1965 and served with the NC State Highway Patrol retiring in 1989 with over 20 years of service. He ended his career as supervisor of Governor Jim Hunt's security detail. Buddy served as president of the Apex Chamber of Commerce and Apex Kiwanis Club. He was elected Apex Town Commissioner from 1993-1997. Following his retirement, he obtained his real estate brokers license and GRI designation. He worked for Apex Realty and later founded Real Ventures, Inc. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jamie Cummings Albright. Buddy is survived by his wife of 51 years, Patricia Gaines Cummings; daughters, Wendy Cummings Brock and Cami Cummings Wichtrich and husband, Mark; brother, Tony Cummings; sister, Jean Cooke; and grandchildren, Rachel and Ashton Wichtrich. A Funeral Service will be held at 1pm Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Apex Baptist Church, 110 S. Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502. Burial will follow the service at White Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 3335 White Hill Rd, Sanford, NC 27332. The family will receive friends 11am-1pm prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be sent to Transitions Lifecare Hospice of Raleigh or Apex Baptist Church. Condolences may be made to www.ApexFuneral.net
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