Funeral services for Richard "Randy" Cunningham, age 70 will be held on Saturday February 2, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Hunt Funeral Home LLC with Brother Kenneth Epperson and Brother Mike Melton officiating. Burial will follow at Belew's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held on Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Cunningham was born March 31, 1948, and he passed away January 30, 2019. Randy graduated from Bradford High School in 1967. He began working at ITT MIlan. He married his wife Jane McCartney Cunningham in January 1968. He was drafted into U.S. Army in May 1968. After basic training he was sent to Vietnam for a 12 month tour. While serving he was awarded tow Meritorious Medals of Valor, two Bronze Stars of Valor, two Purple Hearts, combat infantry badge,and other unit citations. He rose to rank of sergeant. After his service he returned to ITT. In 1974 he began a career with Gibson Co. EMS. He retired after serving 37 years
He is survived by his wife Jane McCartney Cunningham of Milan, Tennessee, two sons Steven (Meg) Cunningham of Milan, Tennessee, Scott Cunningham of Milan, Tennessee, mother Annie B. Cunningham of Bradford, Tennessee, two grandson Blake Cunningham, Blaine Cunningham.
He is preceded in death by his father Joel Cunningham, two brothers Jones "Mouse" Cunningham, and Mack Cunningham, two sister in laws Betty Cunningham, and Shirley Cunningham.
Pallbearers: Blake Cunningham, Blaine Cunningham, Alan Abbott, Brent Abbott, William Longmire, Don McCartney.
Honorary Pallbearers: Bill McCartney, Earl McAlister, Frank Williams, Robert Earl Owen.
Randy was a member of Belews Chapel General Baptist Church.
Memorials be made to Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter # 1124 of Gibson County.
Hunt Funeral Home LLC is honored to serve the family of Richard "Randy" Cunningham.
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