Eugene Cunningham

Eugene Cunningham, 92, of Findlay, died at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

He was born March 29, 1922, in Findlay, to the late Karl and Edna Mae (Egbert) Cunningham. He married Jeanie McNutt and they divorced. He then married Helen (Stewart) Warner and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Jill (Gary) Rauschenbach and Cathy (Tim) Toolan, both of Canton; four stepchildren, Andrea (Ron) Chaffee of Bloomville, Brenda (Kevin) Roth of Mount Blanchard, Clifford (Sharon) Warner of Tiffin and William (Beth) Warner of Findlay; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Martha Goddard and Jane Little; and a stepdaughter, Darlene Myers.

Eugene served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. during World War II where he earned the honor of a Purple Heart. He was a carpenter by trade and also was a custodian at Findlay City Schools for 23 years. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and the DAV.

His funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home with Pastor Gordon Dickson officiating. Burial will follow at Farewall Retreat Cemetery, Republic, where the Tiffin Honor Guard will present full military rites.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made The Salvation Army.

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