Samuel Paul Cummins (Edu) has now retired from both of his jobs. He simultaneously worked as a plant manager at Akzo Nobel Coatings in Matteson, Ill., for 36 years and for the Tinley Park Illinois Fire Department, where he was assistant chief for 40 years. He achieved the designation of chief fire officer and served for 25 years on the MABAS 24 Hazardous Materials Response Team that responded to all HAZMAT calls in the southern suburbs of Chicago. Samuel writes that he and wife Marcia have retired to Myrtle Beach, S.C., and are enjoying the weather.

Posted Apr. 19, 2018