Joe Stewart Cummings

Jan. 4, 1942-Jan. 3, 2022


Joe Stewart Cummings, 79, of Hendersonville, passed away Jan. 3, 2022, at NHC Healthcare Hendersonville, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson's Disease and cancer.

He was the son of Lorene and Joe Cummings, who preceded him death and had resided in Sparta.

Joe graduated from White County High School (Sparta), in 1960, and the University of Tennessee, in 1964, where he was a member of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He worked for the Department of Labor and Workforce development for 45 years. He was a member and past president of the Hendersonville Evening Sertoma Club, supporting Hendersonville High School athletics. Joe was a huge UT Vols fan and loved his Ford Mustangs.

He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Cummings McClanahan (Curt), of Hendersonville; his son, Joseph Michael Cummings (Trish), of Buford, Georgia; grandchildren, Emma, Anna Claire, Blake, J.T.; sisters, Joan Dalton, of Austin, Texas, Lorie McKinney (Rob), of Nashville; and eight nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.

A heartfelt thank you to the therapy and nursing staff at NHC Healthcare Hendersonville for their kindness and compassion.

Donations may be made to the Hendersonville Evening Sertoma Club or to NHC Healthcare of Hendersonville.

Sumner Funeral and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.