David Edward Cumer, Jr.

May 31, 1933 - July 21, 2022

David Edward Cumer, Jr., 89, of Sour Lake, died Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Mid Jefferson Extended Care Hospital, Beaumont. He was born in Washington, Pennsylvania to David E. Cumer, Sr. and Anna Margaret Cumer.

He attended North Catholic High School. On April 6, 1953, he married the love of his life Rose T. Cuda at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He served in the United States Army stationed in Germany. After Discharge from the Army, he worked as an Operating Engineer for Allegheny County. He was a member of the Operating Engineers Union Local 66 celebrating 67 years. He retired from the Department of Maintenance at the Pittsburgh International Airport.

He always put his family first. He enjoyed gardening, traveling to Hawaii, and watching his grandchildren and great grandchildren playing sports. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler and Pittsburgh Penguin fan.

He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Lattimer (Jon) of Honolulu, Hawaii; sons, Dave E. Cumer III of Ville Platte, Louisiana; Dale F. Cumer (Jami) of Sour Lake Texas; son-in-law, Richard Breaux of Sour Lake ,Texas; grandchildren, Matthew Breaux(Amanda) of Sour Lake Texas; Justin Breaux of Sour Lake Texas; Richard Breaux (Christina) of Tomball Texas; Justin Cumer (Melissa Bernard) of New Iberia, Louisiana; Dustin Cumer (Christin) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Jeff Lattimer (Beth) of Columbus, Ohio; thirteen great grandchildren, Dominick, Lucah, Scarlet, Gionni, Colston, Braxton, Grayson, Olsen, Reid, Ervon, Dante, Ryder, and Luna.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rose T. Cumer; and daughter, Diane Breaux.

A Rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m., with a gathering of Mr. Cumer’s family and friends to follow from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 210 West Barkley Street, Sour Lake, with his interment to follow at Rosedale Cemetery, Sour Lake.

Floral arrangements can be delivered to Broussard’s or memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis Tennessee 38105.


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Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • July 27, 2022
  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • July 27, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
  • 225, W Barkley St, Sour Lake, TX, 77659,
  • July 28, 2022
  • 11:00 am


Rosedale Cemetery – Sour Lake
  • Old Beaumont Highway, Sour Lake, Texas, 77659,

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