George Cummings, 67, Brookings, died June 9, 2001, in Eureka, Calif.

He was born Nov. 7, 1933, in Richmond, Va.

He grew up in Virginia and Pennsylvania.

He married Mary Cummings Oct. 24, 1953, in Doylestown, Pa.

Mr. Cummings served for 22 years in the Navy before being honorably discharged in July 1974.

He worked at Perkin-Elmer and retried in 1986. He moved to Brookings in May 1989 from San Jose, Calif.

Mr. Cummings was a past exalted ruled of the Brookings Elks Lodge and a past commander of the American Legion.

Survivors are wife, Mary Cummings of Brookings; son, George Cummings Jr. of Jackson, Calif.; daughter, Geri Hauck of Florence; brother, William Cummings of Cassel, Calif.

Also surviving are numerous nephews, nieces and special friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Frank and Dallas Cummings; brother, Frank Cummings, Jr.

A memorial service is planned for June 30 at 1 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge.

Donations may be made to the Elks National Foundation or the Kidney Foundation. For information, call the Elks Lodge at (541) 469-2169.