Cunningham, Robert Blaydes "Bob",
89, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, July 14, 2014. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Bob was born October 8, 1924 to Edward and Melvina Cunningham of LaGrange, KY. In 1944, he met Daphne Lorine Owen in Louisville, and they were married shortly after in Mount Washington. Bob and Daphne celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on April 29, 2014 and felt very blessed by God for giving them so many years together. He retired from Sears in 1987 where he worked in the automotive department for forty years.
Bob was a strong Christian with a solid faith and love for Jesus Christ and the good news of salvation through Him. He was a member of Highview Baptist Church and in later years, Bethany Baptist Church. He considered God's best gifts to him to be his wife, daughter, son, and their families. He was a Godly & loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister; Edna; and his brothers, Raymond and James.
He is survived by his wife, Daphne; and his son, Robert Cunningham (Angie); his daughter, Carol White (Don); six grandchildren, Lori Housworth (Bill), Lisa Johnson (Keith), Sheri Schmitz (Eric), Amy Shee (David), Shane Cunningham, Kelly Cunningham; 14 great-grandchildren, Will, Rachel, Caroline, and Sara Beth Housworth, Adam, Emma, Nathan, Lydia, and Isaiah Johnson, Paul David Schmitz, Owen, Carson, Amelia, and Harrison Shee.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with burial in the Mt. Washington Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home
111 Bardstown Road Mount Washington, KY 40047
Published in The Courier-Journal on July 16, 2014