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Dudley H. Cunningham

Dudley H. Cunningham Obituary

Gainesville - Dudley H. Cunningham, age 95, died Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Gainesville following a short illness. Mr. Cunningham was born in Hackensack, New Jersey and grew up in West Orange, New Jersey.
An avid Gator, Mr. Cunningham received a BBA degree (accounting) from the University of Florida in 1947 and prior to WWII a BS degree (finance) from Syracuse University in 1940. He became a Florida Certified Public Accountant (#611) in 1951 and a long-time member of the Florida and American Institute of CPA's. In 1960, after serving many years as a consultant, he joined the Crom Corporation of Gainesville. During the following 21 years he became a Vice President, Secretary Treasurer and stock holder.
Mr. Cunningham served in WWII and Korea as a Navigator-Radar in heavy bombers stationed in England and Okinawa. He entered the services from residences in Orlando and Gainesville.
He is survived by sons, Dudley P. of Stuart, FL; Bruce and Greg of Gainesville; Gary of St Augustine, FL; daughter, Lynn Balck of Asheville, NC; nephew, Robert E. Cunningham of Gainesville; nieces, Donna Miller of Gainesville and Leslie Cunningham of Apopka, FL.
There will be no public services. Family services will be conducted in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell with military honors. Those who wish may make donations to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606, in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are under the care of WILLIAMS-THOMAS FUNERAL HOME WESTAREA, 823 NW 143rd Street. Please visit his memorial page at
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Published in Gainesville Sun from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2014
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