Arthur Lane “Junior” Cunningham

Posted By | November 20, 2019 10:12 am

Last Updated: November 20, 2019 at 10:13 am

Arthur Lane “Junior” Cunningham Jr., 77, of Jacksonville, Florida, formerly of Sparta, passed away Nov. 18, 2019, after a long illness.

Mr. Cunningham was born March 24, 1942, in Sparta, to Arthur Lane Cunningham Sr. and Dora Ann LaFever Cunningham.

He was retired from the logistics division of AT&T.

On Saturdays, Junior loved to watch college football, especially Florida State, and Sundays were reserved for NASCAR. Throughout the week, he enjoyed watching old television shows.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Beulah Mae Cunningham, Ruby Stockman, Mildred Kirby; brother, Kenneth Cunningham; and stepson, James David Pressly.

Surviving family members include his wife, Marion Flynn Cunningham, of Jacksonville, Florida; son, Todd (Gina) Cunningham, of Kennesaw, Georgia; stepson, Steven Pressly, of Jacksonville, Florida; stepdaughter, Marion Thompson, of Chantilly, Virginia; daughter-in-law, Kimberlee Pressly; five grandchildren; sisters, Myrtle Lee, Loraine Stone, Lillian Jones, Rowena Caperton, Edna Hill, Sue Vaughn; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be noon, Nov. 23, 2019, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Cunningham Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10 a.m.-noon, Nov 23, at the funeral home. Steven Pressly will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, 355 Lexington Ave. 15th floor, New York, New York 10017 or myasthenia.org

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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