OBITUARY

Dale L. Cunningham

May 15, 1946November 23, 2021

Cunningham, 1st SGT Dale L. USA Retired. Dale went home to be with our Lord Tuesday November 23, 2021. He was born May 15, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan to Russel and Helen Cunningham. He married his high school sweetheart Sandy Fielden on February 11, 1967 and enjoyed 54 years of love and family.

He is survived by sons, Kenyon (Tina) and Jason (Christy) Cunningham and daughter Julie (Brian) Blackwell; nine grandchildren, Allura (Chris), Tim, Briana, Addison, Jason Jr., Nathan, Amber, SamBob, and Wesley; two great granddaughters, Evelyn and Lydia; sister-in-law, Susan (Mike) Prew of Michigan and several nieces and nephews.

Dale served in the US Army for 23 years, serving in Vietnam and several tours in Europe. On retirement in 1989, he joined the Tampa Police Department as a 911 dispatcher, retiring after 10 years. He then worked in the call centers of Capital One and GE Money before finally retiring. Dale enjoyed puttering in his garage, doing genealogy with Sandy, collecting coins for his grandchildren and being their PopPop.

A Funeral Service will take place at 11am on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Lutz located at 18116 US 41, Lutz, FL. 33549. The family will receive friends one hour prior.

Military Honors will take place at 1:30pm on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Florida National Cemetery located in Bushnell, FL.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Services

30 November

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am

First Baptist Church of Lutz

18116 US-41
Lutz, FL 33549

30 November

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

First Baptist Church of Lutz

18116 US 41
Lutz, FL 33549

30 November

Military Honors

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Florida National Cemetery

6502 S. W. 102nd Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513

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