He was born on May 15, 1962 in Elwood, to Robert Leon and Judith Elaine (Simons) Cunningham.
He was a welder and a CDL driver as well as a mechanic.
He was an outdoors man enjoying camping and fishing. He also liked bowling and golfing.
Survivors include a son: T.J. Cunningham, Avilla; a daughter: Greta Cunningham, Laketon; father: Bob (Dixie) Cunningham, Alexandria; a sister: Judy (Randy) Hackworth, Akron; a brother: Bill (Patti) Cunningham, Akron; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother: Judy Thomas; and a sister: Cindy Sue Owens.
Memorial visitation hours will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester St., Akron.
A remembrance place will be in the Graceland Cemetery, Claypool.
Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association.