Gary Dale Cunningham, 60, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Thursday afternoon, June 26, 2014, in Moorefield. He had been in his usual health, and death was unexpected.
Gary was born Thursday, Sept. 24, 1953, in Elkins, a son of the late Floyd Dale Cunningham and Virginia Lucille Teter Cunningham, who survives in East Dailey.
Also left to cherish Gary's memory are one son, Timothy W. Cunningham and wife, Sarah, of Dailey; one sister, Diana Boyles and husband, Sam, of Buckhannon; two granddaughters, Haley and Leslie Cunningham; one nephew, Seth Boyles and Patty Martinez; one niece, Lisa Deatherage and husband, Hank; one great-niece, Lauren; and three great-nephews, Colby, Corey and Logan.
Preceding Gary in death, besides his father, was one sister, Karen Elizabeth
Gary attended the schools of Randolph County and was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School. Gary is best known as a lifelong farmer, having worked the farm at the Huttonsville Correctional Center, and then more recently he was employed at Lovers Lane Farms in Moorefield. He was also a logger for Poe Run Logging and had been employed at Colonial Millworks and Bruce Hardwood. Gary enjoyed hunting but the pride of his life was his two granddaughters, Haley and Leslie.
A visitation will be conducted at Randolph Funeral Home Monday, June 30, from 5-7 p.m., the funeral hour. Gary's request for cremation will then be honored. The Rev. Roger Foster will officiate. Inurnment will be conducted at a later date in Mountain State Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made for the benefit of the family to the Good Shepherd Assembly of God, Rt. 3 Box 450, Elkins, WV 26241. Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Gary Dale Cunningham. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.