The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 William Walter Cunningham

William Walter Cunningham

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Death 4 Nov 1999 (aged 82)
East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Y - 465
Memorial ID 544977 · View Source
Suggest Edits

William W. Cunningham, 82, of Moline died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center, East Moline.

Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Visitation is noon until service time Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association-Mississippi Valley Chapter.

Mr. Cunningham was born Dec. 3, 1916, in Denver, Colo., the son of Everett and Mae Hartley Cunningham. He married Kathleen L. Leone June 14, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas.

Bill worked for Illinois Bell Telephone for 32 years. He retired as building superintendent in Rock Island in 1979.

He was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

Mr. Cunningham was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island, the Telephone Pioneers of America, and Moline American Legion Post 246. He was a former member and past president of the Rock Island Safety Council. He enjoyed fishing and camping.

Survivors include his wife; daughter and son-in-law, Nadine and Richard Leader, Geneseo; granddaughter and her husband, Kelli and Scott Hall, Geneseo; sister, Shirley Johnson, Sierra Madre, Calif.; and brother, Donald Cunningham, Anaheim, Calif.
(Rock Island Argus, Nov. 6, 1999)

Family Members


S Sgt US Army Air Corps, T Sgt US Air Force, World War Ii, Korea




  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 544977
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Walter Cunningham (3 Dec 1916–4 Nov 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 544977, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .