Evangeline Funeral Home

314 E Saint Peter St, New Iberia, LA


Wilbert Joey Cummings Jr.

May 11, 1955August 2, 2019

NEW IBERIA – A native of Lafayette and resident of New Iberia, Wilbert Joey Cummings, Jr., age 64, passed away on Friday, August 02, 2019 at Lady of the Oaks Retirement Manor.

A memorial visitation will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home on Thursday August 8, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Wilbert, better known as Joey, was a kind and caring man who enjoyed the simple life of country living. He was an avid outdoorsmen who loved fishing and camping. Joey would often set up his tent in the woods and be gone for days doing what he loved. A loving brother and friend, Joey will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his companion of 17 years, Lucy Vincent Rooks; brothers, Robert Cummings, Sr. and Rickey Lantier; and sister, Vivian LeBlanc.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbert Cummings, Sr. and Edith Lantier; and brother, Bryan Lantier.

To view the on-line obituary and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Memorial Visitation Thursday, August 8, 2019


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Eva Archangel

August 8, 2019

I'm so sorry for the family lost. But Joey was a good person surely will be missed alot. fly high.