Wyatt "Bugs Bunny" Cunningham, Jr., 76, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 20, 1937, in Anderson County to the late Sarah Van Dyke and Wyatt Cunningham, Sr.
He was a member of the Evergreen Baptist Church. He was loved by all and loved working with his roses. He was known for walking in the neighborhood, joking, visiting friends and always had something to say. He worked for years with Mrs. Susan Johnson Pollard as her caretaker, who treated him like her own family.
He is survived by two brothers, Walter D. Cunningham of Lawrenceburg and Mitchell Cunningham of Frankfort; two sisters, Clara Cunningham of Frankfort and Martha Brown of Louisville; three godsons, Bill, Rob, and Joe Johnson; and a special friend Roberta Smith. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Amelia and Mandy Cunningham and Estelle Marshall.
Funeral services were held Feb. 11 at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home. Rev. John K. Cunningham and Rev. Joe Marshall officiated. Burial followed in the Woodlawn Hills Cemetery.
Casketbearers were Mike Cunningham, Bill Johnson, Bobby Whitaker, Eddie Dunigan, William Earl Bixler and Alonzo Gaines. Honorary bearers were Sherman Harvey, James Gray, Wiley Cunningham, Kevin Cunningham and Tommy Allen.