Death of Billy V. Cunningham

Billy V. Cunningham, born 1931, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 22, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucille Massey, and father, Russell Paul.

Billy is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Wanda Wanner Cunningham; his son, Dr. Michael Cunningham (Sherry); daughter, Patricia Wilson (Carl); grandchildren, Andrea and Craig Herndon, Benjamin Wilson, Mandy Cunningham and Brian Karle; brothers, Kenneth Winter, John Paul and Frank Paul; and sisters, Betty Hamilton, Mary Gresch and Lyndi Bilyue.

He was a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Pinch, Clendenin Lodge No. 126, Scottish Rite and Beni Kedem Temple.

Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, at Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview, with the Rev. Jim Walther officiating. Burial will follow at Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney.

Friends may attend the visitation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Hafer Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

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Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview, is assisting the Cunningham family at this time.