Born in Cross Hill, he was a son of the late Ernest Cunningham and Mary Craig Cunningham.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia Mae Cunningham of the home; four sons, Reverend Tony (Kathleen) Cunningham of Laurens, John (Paula) Cunningham of San Antonio, TX, Gregory (Teriana) Shorter of Carlisle, Anthony (Minister Mona) Cunningham of Simpsonville; two daughters, Aretha (Robert) Powers Hall of Cross Anchor and Phyllis Taylor of Fountain Inn; one brother, Ernest (Shirley) Cunningham of Harrisburg, PA; two sisters, Pearlie Mae Cunningham of Kinards and Corine Graham of Cross Hill; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Beasley Funeral Home, Laurens.
The family is at the home of Rev. Tony and Kathleen Cunningham, 218 London Drive, Laurens.