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Ralph CUMSTON Ward Councillor City of Marion Ohio


It is now possible to hear CUMSTON people speaking on line and one such link is on youtube at where you can hear 1st Ward Council Member Ralph Cumston giving his reaction after Mayor Scott Schertzer gives the "State of the City" Address on Jan. 24, 2011

You can read more about Ralph here on my blog


Term expires 12/31/2011 as Ward Councillor.


Ralph Cumston has served as represented the 1st Ward on City Council since 1995.


Ralph resides at 1060 Bahama Drive with his wife Patty and two children Megan and Andy.  Ralph has two grown children, Dawn who resides in Marion and his son Shawn who is a member of the Marines.  He also has five grandchildren Ashleigh, Jamie, Mason, Morgan and Nevaeh.


You can contact Ralph at home by phone, 740-383-4500, or by email, [email protected] Ralph encourages you to feel free to call, send a letter, e-mail or stop by to speak with him about your concerns.


“Together we can make Marion a better place to live and raise our families,” says Ralph Cumston.


Ralph currently serves on the following committees:



Municipal Services, Parks & Recreation, Chair

Legislation, Codes & Regulations

Public Utilities


I’ve written to Ralph and hope he will  contribute to this page

Ralph's Father:

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 about Ralph A Cumston  Residence Year: 1960 Residence Place: Marion, Ohio Publication Title: Marion, Ohio, City Directory, 1960



U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 about Ralph A Cumston II Birth Date:

21 Sep 1937 [21 May 1957]  phone Number: 382-9948



305 Oliver St, Marion, OH, 43302-4623

[213 Elm St, Marion, OH, 43302-4217]

[1048 Bahama Dr, Marion, OH, 43302-1658 (1993)]


THIS IS RALPH'S FATHERS - See his photo and gravestone >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>


Social Security Death Index about Ralph A. Cumston  Last Residence: 43302  Marion, Marion, Ohio


Born: 21 Sep 1937 Died: 3 Jul 2007 State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (1953-1954)



Web: Ohio, Find A Grave Index, 1803-2011

Name: Ralph A Cumston Birth Date: 21 Sep 1937 Age at Death: 69 Death Date: 3 Jul 2007 Burial Place: Prospect, Marion County, Ohio, USA


Ralph A. Cumston Sr., 69, of 305 Oliver St., passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at his residence.


Born Sept. 21, 1937, in Delaware, he was the son of the late Adra and Grace (Wells) Cumston. [see Adra's obit below]


On Feb. 23, 1957, in Marion, he married Nancy (Shumaker) and she survives in Marion.


A Marion resident for more than 30 years, he was a past member of the Moose 889. Ralph retired after 38 years as a tool and die maker with Delo Screw Products in Delaware, was a truck driver with U-Care Auto for many years and worked five years with R&J Transmission. He enjoyed playing video games and spending time with his grandchildren and loved to ride his motorcycle and was a member of the Honda Goldwing Riders Club.


Also surviving are his sons, Ralph (Patty) Cumston Jr. and Rex (Peggy) Cumston of Marion; daughters Cathy (Steve) Chaffin of Marion, Sharon (Donny) Boyce of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Jackie (Harry) Manley of Marion; brothers Paul (Donna) Cumston of Bradenton, Fla., and Lowell (Midge) Cumston of Delaware; a sister, Helen Rogers of Columbus; grandchildren Camera, Mike, Adam, Chanelle, Danny, Bill, Dawn, Shaun, Megan and Andy; 10 great-grandchildren; and his longtime friends Bill (Bernice) Jordan. Preceding him in death was a son, Ricky Lee Cumston; and three sisters.


Family links:  Spouse:   Nancy A Cumston (1938 - 2007)


Children:   Ricky Lee Cumston (1958 - 1958)


Burial: Prospect Cemetery  Prospect Marion County Ohio, USA Plot: Lot - - Section - Corner NA1  Created by: Harley Hoover Record added: Jul 04, 2007  Find A Grave Memorial# 20284421


Cumston Ralph A d 2007 ohio Cumston Ralph gravestone


U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2

Ralph A Cumston II

Birth Date: 21 May 1957

Address: 1048 Bahama Dr, Marion, OH, 43302-1658



Ohio Marriage Index, 1989

Ralph A Cumston Age: 32

Residence County: Marion

Times Married: 1

Spouse's Name: Patrici L Stewart

Spouse's Age: 22

Spouse's Residence County:


Marriage Date: 17 Jul 1989

Marriage License County:


Cerificate Number: 45140

Volume Number: 14227


Ohio Department of Health; Columbus, Ohio; Ohio Marriage Index, 1970 and 1972-2007.


Ohio Divorce Index, 1984

Ralph A Cumston Jr

Residence: Marion, Marion

Spouse's Name:

Kim L Cumston

Spouse's Residence: Marion, Marion

Marriage Duration (Years): 09

Number of Minor Children: 2

To Whom Decree Granted:


County of Decree: Marion

Decree Date: 31 Aug 1984

Cerificate Number: 32582

Volume Number: 5359


The Marion Daily Star (Marion, Ohio) 1975 > May > 26 > 9

Cumston ralph marriage Kim 1975

Ralph's son:

U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 Shawn M Cumston

Address: 502 King St, Bay City, MI, 48706-3725 (1995)



U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2

Shawn P Cumston Birth Date:

2 Nov 1978 Address:

1060 Bahama Dr, Marion, OH, 43302-1658


Web: Ohio, Find A Grave Index, 1803-2011


Adra Cumston [male] Birth Date: 1892

Age at Death: 72 Death Date: 1964 Burial Place: Ashley, Delaware County, Ohio, USA

Birth:  1892  Death:  1964


Family links:   Spouse:   Grace Wells Cumston (1902 - 1988)*



  Ruth G. Cumston Meeker (1923 - 1982)*

  Edna Louise Cumston (1924 - 1992)*  

*Calculated relationship


Burial: Ashley Union Cemetery  Ashley Delaware County Ohio, USA


Created by: Dee Gunselman Record added: Dec 30, 2010  Find A Grave Memorial# 63508057 


[My note - Edra is a most unusual name.  There is one other entry of a female in 1900 whose father Isaac was also born in Ohio.]  In the 1920 census however the person was recorded as a male]

Cumston adra dayton ohio 1955 city directory


Name: Adra Cumston Residence Year: 1955 Street Address: 64 Frank Residence Place: Dayton, Ohio Publication Title: Dayton, Ohio, City Directory, 1955 see image: