Herbert D. Cunningham Jr.
1943 - 2020
BORN
1943
DIED
2020
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2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Herbert D. Cunningham, Jr. exchanged time for eternity on September 24, 2020. He was born on July 4, 1943 to the late Herbert Sr. and Elsie Cunningham. Herbert was employed as a math teacher with the Gary Community School Corp. He enjoyed writing fictional stories and was a published author. He leaves to cherish his memory his sister Phyllis Cunningham-Malone; brothers Dwight Cunningham and Twyman Cunningham all of Gary, IN; two nieces Jamilia Jackson of Hobart, IN and Lisa Cunningham of Gary, IN; two great nephews Dentrell Davis of Joliet, IL and Larry Brown of Gary, IN and many friends. Visitation Friday October 2, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. with graveside service at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery.


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Published by Post-Tribune from Sep. 30 to Oct. 1, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
2
Visitation
9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
, IN
Oct
2
Graveside service
2:00p.m.
Oak Hill Cemetery
, IN
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My sincere condolences to the family of Herbert Cunningham. I feel the loss also. He was my last connection to Gary, Indiana. He has always kept me informed and updated on friends and the changes good or bad in Gary. I will truly miss him.

Leslie D. Payne/daughter of Les Payne
Leslie D. Payne
Friend
February 8, 2021
I will remember Herbert as a kind & gentle man! We graduated Froebel High School in June 1961! He shared with me he always wanted to become a doctor ! We also attended IU @ the same time! Dear family, rest in knowing that he lived a full life ! Herbert will always be remembered & loved!
Norma Therrington Haney
Classmate
November 29, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of my friend Herbert.
You will be missed by all who loved you. Rest in peace friend I will see you on the other side!!
Felicia Washington
Friend
November 6, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
rochelle mccool
Friend
October 16, 2020
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rochelle mccool
Friend
October 16, 2020
My heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr. Cunningham, he was my Math teacher at Edison Junior High.
Janice M. Fannin Townsend
Student
October 2, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
The Children of John and Prestine Fontleroy from Earlington KY
Carol Fontleroy
Friend
October 2, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Marvin Malone
Friend
October 1, 2020
I will truly miss my Uncle Herbert. I will miss his sense of humor, guidance, intelligence and wittiness. He was one my greatest blessings in life and the love and memory of you will always hold a special place in my heart.
Jamilia Jackson
Family
October 1, 2020
I will truly miss my Uncle Herbert. I will miss his sense of humor, guidance, intelligence and wittiness. He was one my greatest blessings in life and the love and memory of you will always hold a special place in my heart.
Jamilia Jackson
Family
October 1, 2020
My deepest heartfelt sympathy to the Cunningham family. I had two sons that you taught math at Edison Middle School.
Carolyn Bishop-Bailey
Teacher
October 1, 2020
My deepest condolences to you and your family. Mr. Cunningham was my math teacher. I’ll never forget you. Rest with Christ
Pamela Hemphill
Friend
September 30, 2020
Mr. Cunningham was a really good math teacher. He will not be forgotten.
Regina Talbert
Student
September 30, 2020
R.I.P. he was such a nice man and a great teacher!
Minnie Taylor
Student
September 30, 2020
Mr. Cunningham was my math teacher at Edison Middle School. He was a very dedicated educator. My deepest condolences to his family. May it comfort you to know that you are in my prayers. (2 Corinthians 1:3, 4)
Miquell Mitchell
Student
September 30, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Herbert and I grew up in the same neighborhood and went Trinity Missionary Baptist Church along with our siblings. I will truly miss you and your calming personality. Rest in peace and I will look forward to seeing you again one day.
Ralph Garner
Neighbor
September 30, 2020
To the family,

Cunningham's at peace. Think of the good times and smile. For comfort read Ecclesiastes 3:1-15,17,19,20,22. May The Creator bring you peace during this time.
Michael & Ermalene Gault Sr
September 30, 2020
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