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Bobby Cunningham

Friday, March 16, 2007

Born 7-18-1933 -- Died 3-6-2007

Bobby Cunningham, 73, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Robert Cunningham and Vernie Romine Cunningham, was born July 18, 1933 at Camp, Ark. He died March 6, 2007, at Community Medical Center of Izard County, in Calico Rock Ark.

He was united in marriage to Shirley Wood on March 17, 1953, at Salem. To this union three children were born.

He was a self employed carpenter for many years and was employed also as a mechanic for Tri-County Shirt Company. He was a member of the Oxford United Methodist Church.

Survivors include: his wife, Shirley of the family home in Oxford; his son, Bobby Cunningham and wife Evonda of Oxford; daughters, Brenda Gilbert and husband Terry of Oxford and Denise Russell and husband Jerry of Melbourne; grandchildren, Jeremy and Jody Russell, Brandon and Cameron Gilbert and Krissy and Lauren Cunningham; a great-granddaughter, Abby Gilbert; a brother, Gerald Cunningham of Camp; a sister, Sue Lynch of Camp; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by: two brothers, Kenny and Donnie Cunningham; a sister, Sharon Mask; and his father and mother.

The services were held March 8 at Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem, with burial following in the Oxford Cemetery. Arrangements were by of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.