About Calvin F. Cummings Jr.


Calvin Frank Cummings Jr was born May 31, 1949 to the union of the late Rose E. Cummings and the late Calvin F Cummings Sr. He was the second child born to this union.

At an early age he accepted Christ and was baptized at the Beulah Grove Baptist Church, where he served as a Junior Usher.

He was a 1967 graduate of T.W. Josey High School. Following high school he entered the Union States Navy, where he served four years after which he attended Augusta Tech where he studied Accounting.

Calvin married Sheridan Merritt, in May 1971. They are proud parents of three children, Diallo (Toot) Cummings, Celeste A. Cummings, and Dexter Cummings.

He was employed with CSX Transportation for more than thirty years. Because of their love for children, Calvin and Sheridan were devoted foster parents for 6 years. He also was an avid tennis player and a member of the Inner City Tennis League. Calvin also loved to take his boat out on fishing trips.