Floyd Dale Cunningham, 85, a resident of East Dailey, passed from this life Saturday evening, May 18, 2013, at Nella's Nursing Home in Elkins.
He was born Thursday, Nov. 10, 1927, in Whitmer, a son of the late John Floyd Cunningham and Ida Bell Phillips Cunningham.
On Nov. 23, 1949, in Elkins, he married the former Virginia Lucille Teter, who survives in East Dailey.
Also left to cherish Dale's memory are two children, Diana Boyles and husband, Sam, of Buckhannon, and Gary Cunningham of Dailey; three grandchildren, Seth Boyles and Patty Martinez, of Lost Creek, Lisa Deatherage and husband, Hank, of Buckhannon and Tim Cunningham and wife, Sarah, of Dailey; six great-grandchildren, Corey and Colby Boyles, Logan and Lauren Deatherage, and Haley and Leslie Cunningham; three brothers, Samp Cunningham and wife, Bernice, of Beverly, Wade Cunningham and wife, Betty Jo, of Elkins and John Wilson Cunningham and wife, Carolyn Sis, of Whitmer; four sisters, Louise Barkley, Mary Tingler, Arlene Tingler and husband, Jim, all of Elkins, and Nancy Bennett and husband, Paul, of Sugar Grove; one sister-in-law, Louise Cunningham of Beverly, and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding Dale in death besides his parents were one daughter, Karen Elizabeth Cunningham; four brothers, Roy, Leonard, Lincoln and Bud Louis Cunningham; one sister, Louella Cunningham; three sisters-in-law, Ann, Betty and Wanda Cunningham; and two brothers-in-law, Mack Barkley and Newt Tingler.
Dale attended the schools of Randolph County. He was a farmer all of his life and was active in the Allegheny Highland Project. Dale also worked at the Pioneer Lumber Company, Labcraft, Huttonsville Correctional Center and Campbell's Market. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and just being outdoors.
Mr. Cunningham's request for cremation will be honored. A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Assembly of God in Elkins. Rev. Roger Foster will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made for Mrs. Cunningham's benefit to the Good Shepherd Assembly of God, Rt. 3 Box 450 Elkins, WV 26241
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Floyd Dale Cunningham. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.