Per Ed's request, no formal services will be held. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Ed was born on April 6, 1938, in Baltimore, Md., the son of Edward and Genevieve Cummins. He was schooled in Maryland and joined the U.S. Navy in 1955. He served ten years in the Navy before getting out in 1966. Ed worked for Westinghouse from 1967 to 1997. He enjoyed motorcycle riding and boating.
He met and married Barb Egusquiza in 1987 and they were together until her death in October of 2003. To his grandchildren, he was known as "Papa Ed."
Ed is survived by his stepsons, Randy and his wife, Lisa Egusquiza, of Sanger, Calif., and Michael Egusquiza of Mountain Home, his sister, Kathleen Riemer, of Maryland, his niece, Melinda Willis Oldroyd, of Las Vegas, Nev., his lifetime friends Charles and Mary Price of Jarrettsville, Md., and many, many other friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Barbara.