February 12, 1932 ~ July 17, 2005
John A. Cunningham, Sr. was born in Guadalupe County, Texas to George Cunningham and Eva Cunningham on February 12, 1932. John was united in marriage to Ola B. Matthews on September 25, 1954.
He was preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Lee Cunningham and one brother, Valdo Cunningham.
He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife of 49 years, Ola B. Cunningham; five sons, John Jr., James, Richard, Donald and George; two daughters, Eva Joyce Jackson and Debra Perez; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; seven sisters, Ada Bedford, Eva Bedford, Beatrice Cunningham, Marie Applewhite, Francis Jefferson, Alice Williams and Erlene Calvert; and one brother Delton.