A well known local business owner passed away earlier today.
88-year-old Thomas “Pops” Cummings of Butler was the second generation owner and operator of Cummings’ Candy and Coffee Shop.
Following graduation from Butler Senior High School Cummings enlisted in the US Navy during World War Two. Cummings Candy and Coffee Shop was started in 1905 by Cummings’ father and uncle.
We’ll have complete funeral details during our obituary announcements on Tuesday. Cummings Shop is closed today but will reopen tomorrow at 6:30 a.m.
Written by Ryan Saeler