James Thomas Cummings, 70 of Lake Station passed away on June 3, 2017. Better known as "Uncle Jim". He was born on February 24, 1947 to the late Thomas and Nancy Cummings. He was a 1965 graduate of River Forest High School, and worked as a manager for a Catering business. Uncle Jim enjoyed reading, drinking his pop and watching television, especially his Chicago Sports Teams. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Thomas Cummings and sister Deborah Clifford. He is survived by his Sister Edith Keanrath and Brother Richard Cummings; nieces Melissa (Archie) Taylor and Jennifer (Ray) Walton; nephews Steven (Yolanda) Clifford and Tom Kaenrath as well as two nephews; two nieces; 14 great nephews; 6 great nieces. A memorial service will be held Monday June 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 W. 11th Avenue Gary, IN 46404.