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LTC Lee Owen Cunningham, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1918
Death: Mar. 9, 2001

Son of Wayne Cunningham, Sr. and Edna Leona Heishman Cunningham.

Husband of Mary Lillian Browning


Lee Owen Cunningham, Jr.
Kevin Cunningham
Keith W. Cunningham
Pamela Sue Smith
Gary Ray Smith
Charlotte Kay Smith
Deborah Gail Smith

Lee was a career Air Force Officer who was a member of the 14th Air Force "Flying Tigers".

He was awarded the Air Medal for valor. He served as a navigator on B-24's during WWII in China and B-29's during the Korean War.

He started out as a one-room schoolteacher and then volunteered for the Air Force. He spent 14 years in Strategic Air Command and lived in 9 states. He traveled to all continents except Antartica. He retired after 20 years in 1963 with the rank of Lt. Colonel at Kelly Air Force Base in Seguin, Texas.

He was born in Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana and passed away in Lake Alfred, Polk County, Florida. 
Family links: 
  Wayne Cunningham (1893 - 1970)
  Edna Leona Heishman Cunningham (1897 - 1986)
  Andrew Floyd Cunningham (1914 - 1923)*
  Lee Owen Cunningham (1918 - 2001)
  Inez Irene Cunningham Lagle (1920 - 1980)*
  Wayne Cunningham (1926 - 2008)*
  Norma Jean Cunningham - Bigler Allen (1934 - 2004)*
  Carol Marie Cunningham (1938 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Created by: Terry Bigler
Record added: Oct 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16159044
LTC Lee Owen Cunningham, Sr
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LTC Lee Owen Cunningham, Sr
Added by: Terry Bigler
LTC Lee Owen Cunningham, Sr
Added by: Terry Bigler
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~B-24D #42-63778 'Nitemare' - 308th BG 425th B Sq~
- B24CoPilotNiece
 Added: Jul. 8, 2012
Impressive man. Thanks for your service.
- Barbara
 Added: Dec. 9, 2010
I didnt' know U but I thank so much 4 fight'n for us!!! Thanks thanks thanks
- Foxie
 Added: Nov. 13, 2008
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