Jackie Lee Cunningham Sr.

November 16, 1947 - May 2, 2019
Jackie Lee Cunningham Sr.

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Jackie Lee Cunningham Sr., 71 of East Liverpool passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 at East Liverpool City Hospital.
He was born in Parkersburg, WV on November 16, 1947 a son to the late Harry A. and Mildred (Bailey) Cunningham. Jackie was a 1967 graduate of Parkersburg High School and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving during Vietnam. He worked for Quaker State for 39 years before retiring in 2009. He was an avid cornhole, door knob and horseshoe player and attended First Christian Church in Wellsville.
He is survived at home by his wife Betty J. (Cox) Cunningham whom he married May 9, 1970; a son: Jackie Cunningham Jr. and his wife Nichelle of East Liverpool; two daughters: Angela Taggart and her husband Scott of Wellsville, OH and Melissa Wymer and her husband Rich of East Liverpool, OH; seven grandchildren: Alleigh Ingledue, Kelsie Wymer, Grant Blazer, Austin Morris, Hayden Cunningham, Lauren Cunningham and Kaden Dellapenna and a great grandchild: Addyson Martin, Amelia Roush and Jaxx Morris and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers: Harry Cunningham Jr. and Nelson Cunningham and two sisters: Harriette Bartlett and Shelby Jean Kinney.
Services will be held at the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes in Calcutta on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11 AM with Pastors Mike Cox & Jimmie Cox of the 19th Street Church of God in Parkersburg, WV officiating, followed by the Tri-State Burial Group offering full military honors at the funeral home.
Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta funeral home on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 2 to 6 PM.
Family and friends may view this obituary or send condolences online at www.martinmacleanaltmeyer.com or by visiting the funeral homes facebook page.


Tuesday, May 7, 2019
11:00 AM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920


Monday, May 6, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920

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  • May 03, 2019
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  • May 07, 2019
    Robert Blazer says:
    Dear Betty and family.... was saddened to see that Jack had passed away. I still have memories of him coaching me in little league baseball. Practically knew him all my life. Very kind and caring, but could be a mean SOB we need be. He was a wonderful father-in-law to have and happy to say he was a part of my life. God Bless

  • May 04, 2019
    Jerry says:
    I worked with Mr Cunningham in physical therapy several times. He always had a smile and was such a positive person. We all enjoyed his company.

  • May 04, 2019
    Jennifer & Jonathan Boggs says:
    Dear Betty and family, Jack set the standard for husbands, fathers, Grand fathers, and friends. Jack was all of these, he fiercely loved you all and in turn we loved him, may God comfort you all. Seeing Jack on Sunday, he was at peace and happy it was so good to see him. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all so much.