A native of Nashville, Tenn., Mr. Cunningham was born May 21, 1928. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. After the war, he worked many years for Owens-Illinois Glass Containers.
He lived in Tracy from 1968 to 1988 and moved to Niagara Falls in 1992.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah (Tracey) Cunningham of Niagara Falls; children, Ronelle “Ronnie” Schiav, and her husband, Tom, of Manteca, Gerald “Hap” Cunningham, and his wife, Shelly, of Tracy and Candice Hudson and Tracey Walters, both of Niagara Falls; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Lane Funeral Home Inc. of Niagara Falls handled arrangements.