Gary B. Cunningham passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas at the age of 74. He was born on August 31, 1943 in Ellsworth, Kansas to the late Bernard F. “Dutch” and Blanche (Kunkel) Cunningham. He grew up in Wilson, Kansas and graduated from Wilson High School. On June 17, 1965 he was united in marriage to Lucretia Sanders in Hays, Kansas.
Gary worked as a truck driver and mechanic. He was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting and was also a trap shooting enthusiast. He always liked racing and working on racecars.
Gary is survived by his wife Lucretia Cunningham of the home in Wilson; step-sons Gary Sanders of Wilson, and Brian Sanders and wife Susan of Giltner, NE; step-daughters Debra Sanders of South Hutchinson, Dorothy Sanders of Hutchinson, and Brenda Unruh and husband Dean of Hutchinson; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and many cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents B.F. and Blanche Cunningham, and son Scott Cunningham.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Wilson City Cemetery. Inurnment will follow. There will be no visitation.