|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1966|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 2013|
North Carolina, USA
To know him is to love him.
Frank was a compassionate, thoughtful, caring, wonderful man who brought joy and laugter to all who loved him. He was an avid fan of the UWV Mountaineers, Duke Blue Devils, and the Dallas Cowboys. He loved traveling, reading, playing volleyball, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, and spending time with his family and friends.
In Frank's own words, "It does not matter where I travel in my life, just remember: look only inside your heart to know that I will always be near you."
"You fill the hearts of those around you daily."
- Alice Abbott Mitchell once wrote in a card written to him
- Pricing Analyst at Replacements, Ltd 23 years, specializing in silver
- 1989 Studied Small Business Admin at Concord University
- 1984 graduate Independence High School
Parents: the late Franklin Delano Cunningham, Sr and Edith Bryant Cunningham
Franklin D. Cunningham Jr.
Our beloved brother, son, grandson and uncle, Frank D. Cunningham, Jr. 46, of Greensboro, NC formerly of Sophia, WV went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 18, 2013.
He was born July 29, 1966 in Beckley, WV to the late Franklin D. Cunningham, Sr. and Edith Bryant Cunningham. Others preceded in death are paternal grandparents Hansford and Thelma Cunningham, maternal grandparent Richard Bryant, step-grandfather Bernard Cline and uncles Richard Wayne Bryant and Buddy Lozier.
Frank was a 1984 graduate of Independence High School and a 1989 graduate of Concord College. He had over 20 years employment at Replacements, Ltd. in Greensboro, NC. He will be sadly missed by his work family as they cherished him as much as he cherished them. In the words once wrote to him by his very special friend, Alice Abbott Mitchell, "You fill the hearts of those around you daily."
Frank was a compassionate, thoughtful, caring, wonderful man who brought joy and laughter to all that loved him. He was an avid fan of the WVU Mountaineers, Duke Blue Devils and the Dallas Cowboys. He loved traveling, reading, playing volleyball, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and spending time with his family and friends.
Those left to cherish his memory include his grandmother Helen Bryant Cline. Sisters Trina (Jim) McDaniels, Audrey (Jimmy) Williams, Trixie (Bryan) Jackson, Sherry (Glen) Paugh. Nephews, Jimmy (Jamie) Williams, Jr., Bradley and Brian McDaniels, Jason (fiancée Amanda) Williams. Niece Ashley (Shawn) Moore. Great nephews Jordan and Justin Williams as well as a multitude of extended family and friends who loved Frank as much as we do.
In Frank's own words, "It does not matter where I travel in my life, just remember look only inside your heart to know that I will always be near you."
Pallbearers attending the services will be Jimmy Williams Jr., Jason Williams, Shawn Moore, Bradley McDaniels, Mike Chandler and Jesse Evans li.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley with Pastor Don Kelly officiating. Burial will follow at Hot Coal Cemetery located in Sophia, WV.
Friends may gather with the family Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 12 – 2 PM at the funeral home.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local Habitat for Humanity or the Humane Society.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Dr. Beckley, WV.
Hot Coal Cemetery
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Ann Ono Mouse
Record added: May 02, 2013
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