Fred Cunningham, Jr

February 18, 1943 — June 19, 2016

Fred Cunningham, Jr

Fred Cunningham, Jr. of Lake Butler, Florida passed away on June 19, 2016 after a sudden illness at Shands Hospital, Gainesville, Florida surrounded by his family.

He was the son of Fred and Christine Cunningham and born in Harlan, Kentucky on February 18, 1943. He graduated from Union County High School in 1961. Served in the U.S. Navy from August 1960 to February 17, 1964. Had a 37 year career with the Department of Corrections, retiring as colonel at RMC in Lake Butler. Married Jackie Parrish of Lake Butler, Florida on January 1, 1963. He was a member of First Christian Church, past deacon, trustee and treasurer, Lake Butler Lodge #52 Free & Accepted Masons, Union County Quarterback Club, past president past board of directors at Union County Housing Authority. He is preceded in death by his brothers; James "Cotton", Hollis, Bill, Frank and his sister Marie.

Survivors are his loving wife, Jackie of 53 years, children: Kimberley Cunningham Perryman (Ricky); Lisa Cunningham Powell (David); Patrick Fred Cunningham. Grandchildren; Lynsi, Whitney, Hali, Abbey, Peyton, Haley, Carley, Brooklyn, Harrison, great grandchildren; Jax and Elley. His brothers: Jack and Bob. His sisters: Ann, Mae and Delores.

Visitation will be Tuesday, June 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at First Christian Church of Lake Butler and Funeral on Wednesday, June 22 at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church of Lake Butler. Burial services will follow at Elzey Chapel in Lake Butler. Arrangements are under the direction of Archer Funeral Home. 386-496-2008. Please sign the guestbook at archerfuneralhome.com


Cemetery Details

Elzey Chapel Cemetery

Lake Butler, FL, 32054

Visitation

JUN 21. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

First Christian Church

155 NW 1st Street

Lake Butler, FL, US, 32054

Service

JUN 22. 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

First Christian Church

155 NW 1st Street

Lake Butler, FL, US, 32054

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