William Samuel (Bill) Cunningham

April 1, 1941 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 80)


William (Bill) Samuel Cunningham, age 80, of Dunbar, Pa, passed away peacefully on December 13, 2021, with his loving family by his side. He was born April 1, 1941, in Jollytown, Pa. 

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Dawn (Druhot) Cunningham, his daughters Samantha VanSickle and husband Michael, Garnet Close and Husband Clarence, grandchildren Ashlee Druhot, Gregory VanSickle and wife Trisha, Harley Russell, Barbie Russell and Fiance Elliot, Meaghan VanSickle, Lawrence Close and Ally VanSickle. Also surviving are three children to a previous marriage Victoria Cunningham Latham, William Samuel Cunningham Jr. and Anita Cunningham and two siblings Susie Brinegar and husband Tom and Jimmy Cunningham. 

Bill was an Air Force Veteran. He drove truck for Golden Eagle Construction for 15 years then worked as a shuttle driver for Nemacolin Woodlands Resort for 4 years before retiring. He was a member of North Union VFW club and Lemont Sportsman’s Club. 

Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Ruby (Gaines) and Samuel Cunningham and Grandson Billy Russell and Great Grandson O’Ryan Murphy and a brother Charlie Cunningham. 

The family would like to thank Jefferson Hospital and nurse Kelly for everything they did to make Bill as comfortable as possible in bis final days. 

Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA,  on December 16, 2021 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm the time of the service with Pastor Steve Davis Officiating the service. Interment will be private for the family. 


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