Ralph Cunningham

Thursday, December 13, 2001

ANNA, Ill. -- Ralph "Bud" Cunningham, 70, of Anna died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001, at Union County Hospital.

He was born Dec. 29, 1930, in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., son of Ralph M. and Mabel Norfleet Cunningham.

Cunningham was a lifeguard at New Smyrna Beach many years, and had been a pipefitter in construction work. He was a life member of Disabled American Veterans.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include two daughters, Amy Dover of Jonesboro, Ill., Diana Powell of Hampton Beach, N.H.; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; a great-grandson; and two great-stepgrandchildren.

Friends may call at Hileman and Parr Funeral Home in Jonesboro after 11 a.m. Saturday.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Michael Gibson officiating.