Obituaries: Cummings, Norman Leslie September 8, 2014

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Tri City Herald September 22,2014

Norman Leslie Cummings passed into the presence of his Lord
and Savior on September8, 2014.  He was born in Lurgan, N.
Ireland on May 31, 1020 to William and Letia Cummings. His
family emigrated to Edmonton, Alberta in 1922.  Norm
attended Multnomah School of theBible, in Portland, Oregon
where he met his wife Amy.  He then attended Wheaton
College,Illinois and the University of Arizona.

Norm married his sweetheart Amy in Tucson, Arizona in 1944
where he was ordained asa Baptist minister and held his
first pastorate.  Norm pastored another church in San
Diegi,California, then worked as an area director for the
Youth For Christ.  In 1954 Norm accepted theposition of Home
Directorwith Orient Crusades, a missionary orginazation now
known as OCInternational.  Norm provided leadership with
this organization for over 25 years until his retirement
inthe early 1980's.

He is predeceased by his wife of 66 years Amy. His three
brothers., Stan, Jack,George, and sister,  Marjorie.