Cunningham, Joseph R., Jr.
Thursday, March 25, 2021. Beloved husband for 60 years of Kathryn (Dillard) Cunningham. Loving father of Joseph R. Cunningham III, and Pete Cunningham and wife Kristen (Shannon) Cunningham. Dearest grandpa of Cassidy, Joseph, and Laci Cunningham. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin, and friend. Preceded in death by his parents Joseph Robert Cunningham, Sr., and Mildred Dorothea Speer, and his brother James (Joan) Cunningham of Florida.
Joe played Major League baseball for twelve years, and continued working for the St. Louis Cardinals Organization for the remainder of his life. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War, and was a 3rd Degree: Master Mason, and member of the Shriners Organization.
Services: Visitation 4-8, Monday, April 5th at Ortmann-Stipanovich Funeral Home, 12444 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur MO 63141. Funeral service 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 6th at Chesterfield Community Church, 14647 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63017. Interment private at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Donations to Chesterfield Community Church or Salvation Army appreciated.
Covid-19 rules apply: social distancing and masks are required.
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