CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM BRYAN WILCOX - age 43, of Lenoir City, passed away suddenly Saturday, January 19, 2013. Bryan was a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Ann Ellis Cunningham; grandfathers, John Daniel Ellis and Bill Wilcox; and grandmother, Martha Wilcox. Survived by his grandmother, Kathryn (Katchie) Ellis of Lenoir City; father, Bill Wilcox and wife, Neta, of Powell; aunts, Sandra Sharpe and Dennis Jones and Jayne Sharpe; niece and nephews, Daniel Sharpe, Michael Sharpe and Marie Ward; special nephews, Logan Ward and Parker Green; fiancée, Starr Sturgill; step children, Nicholas, Zachary, Nathaniel, and Aaron Sturgill. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the Hawkins Chapel, 102 B Street, Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. William (Skip) White officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, in the Concord Masonic Cemetery for graveside services. Military honors will be conferred by the Loudon Co. Veterans Honor Guard. Hawkins Chapel, Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Jan. 21, 2013