WASHINGTON — Maurice Dean Cunningham, 72, of Washington, died 2 p.m. Tuesday at his home. Born Dec. 18, 1939, in Daviess County, he was the son of Theodore J. and Jane (Lett) Cunningham. He was a graduate of Washington High School, attended Plainville Christian Church and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a member of the American Legion. He was employed by Prestolite Battery Division in Vincennes and the Rogers Group. Also was a meat wrapper for Buehler’s Buy-Low. He retired in 2001 from the Laborer’s Union. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Kay (Harner) Cunningham, whom he married on May 1, 1966; two children and their spouses, Sheila and Tony Heshelman of Plainville, Scott and Kathy Cunningham of Brownsburg; five grandchildren, Amanda (Rob) Bechtel, Nicholas Heshelman and Caitlin, David and Mikala Cunningham; and a sister, Norma Largent of Indiantown, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Don; and a sister, Carolyn Shaner. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Gill Chapel, with Pastor Chris Coney officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Preferred memorials are to the Cancer Society or Helping Hearts Hospice. Condolences may be made to the family at www.gillsince 1872.com.
Dec. 18, 1939 - Aug. 21, 2012
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