Frank "Pat" Cunningham(1940 - 2013)

Frank "Pat" Cunningham

Brigadier General (Ret.) Frank (Pat) Cunningham, passed away December 19, 2013 at Gateway Medical Center as the result of complications from Parkinson's disease.

General Cunningham is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Georgiana Cunningham; wife, Annette McKnight Cunningham. 

He is survived by wife, Linda Ellis Cunningham of Clarksville, TN; brother, Martin "Mike" (Ricky) Cunningham of Marietta, GA; sister, Martha Wallus of Oak Ridge, TN; aunt, Joanne Beermann of Douglaston, NY; daughters, Tere Priest of Knoxville, TN, Mickey (Greg) Taylor of Nashville, TN, Andie (Josh) Olander of Encino, CA; son, Frank "Chip" Cunningham of West Richland, WA; three step children, James Michael (Sharon) Ellis of Springfield, TN, Michelle Ellis (Lou) Rodriguez of Miami, FL and Mercedes Ellis (Danny) Chartrand of Clarksville, TN. Pat found great joy in his 13 grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews.

The family requests donations to the following in lieu of flowers: Clarksville Rotary Club Foundation, P.O. Box 1066, Clarksville, TN 37041; or The Immaculate Conception Chapel Restoration Fund, 709 Franklin St., Clarksville, TN 37040.

Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Deacon Dominick Azzara officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 23, 2013 from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040, (931) 645-6488


Funeral Home

Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 645-6488

Published in The Leaf Chronicle from Dec. 21 to Dec. 23, 2013