OBITUARY

Ed "Bud" Cunningham

October 7, 1940April 13, 2018
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Ed “Bud” Cunningham went home to the Lord on April 13, 2018. He was born in Petty, Texas on October 7, 1940 to Edgar Winsett Cunningham and Lois Evora (Compton) Cunningham. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Neville Cunningham. Left with cherished memories are his loving wife Barbara Cunningham; special family friend and adopted daughter Ashley Neighbors; nieces and nephews Michelle Allen and Darren, Joe Petty, David Cunningham and Turner, Nicole Wilson and Robert, Angela Conklin, Rhonda Spence; several great nieces and nephews; brother John Cunningham and wife Maria and other family loved ones and beloved friends. The family will receive friends at a visitation, 6-8 pm. Tuesday April 17, 2018 at Roselawn Funeral Home, Seagoville, Texas. Funeral Service will be 2:00pm Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Roselawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Seagoville where Bud will be laid to rest in the Garden of Prayer.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, April 18, 2018
REMEMBERING

Ed "Bud" Cunningham

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Katie Conklin

April 20, 2018

Uncle Ed Cunningham was my father's brother, and I can honestly say that I could not have loved him any more if he had been my own dad. I'll never forget when Grandmother Cunningham (his mother) passed away in 1989 and I spent most of that week at her home there in Bonham with the family. Uncle Ed happened to remark one afternoon that a fresh, hot cup of coffee sounded good, so I promptly scooted off to the kitchen and made him one. He thanked me when I took it to him and said he didn't want to be any trouble. I told him I was happy to be his "gopher" for the week ("go for" this and "go for" that), and he chuckled and put his arm around me and said, "Well, you're a mighty sweet gopher." Dear Uncle Ed, you were unfailingly kind to me my whole life and you made it easy to love you. Rest easy, sweet soul. Your sweet gopher will always love you. :)

Patsy Compton-Baley

April 19, 2018

Bud was an exceptional cousin. He was so fun-loving, full of life, humorous and loved Barbara more than anyone in the world. I remember as a young girl going to his home and the fun we had as a family together. As a young girl Bud would let me and my sisters drive his car all afternoon. Bud has a very sporty car that went fast and was loud. To a young girl to drive a car like Bud's was a dream come true. He was always generous and had something good to say about everyone. I will miss his smile and his love for life. I have been blessed to call him my cousin.

Patsy Compton-Baley

Michelle Allen

April 15, 2018

The memory of uncle Ed that brings a smile to me is when as a little girl he would come take me and my brother for "joy" rides on his motorcycle. Every time is see a motorcycle I think of him...

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