LACENTER — George H. Cunningham, DVM, Born October 31, 1942, in Taylor, Missouri. Passed away October 9, Lourdes hospital, Paducah.
Member of First Baptist Church of LaCenter. Served as an active deacon for several years. Member and past master of Antioch Lodge #332, Grahamville OES #494 and West Kentucky Consistory of Madisonville. Served on several local and regional health boards. A 1968 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine. Member of Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association and Jackson Purchase Veterinary Medical Association. Has practiced for 45 years at Coffee Memorial Animal Clinic, P.S.C. in LaCenter. Member of the American Angus Association, the National Cattleman’s Association, and Kentucky Cattleman’s Association.
Survived by wife of 49 years, Mary Marsh Cunningham; three children, Marsha (Jeff) Sullivan, Howard (Kendra) Cunningham, all of Kevil, KY. and Cathy (Nick) Dodaro of Atlantic Beach, Florida; one sister, Mabel (Dale) Coon; three brothers, Fred Jr. (Joyce), Bob (Mary) of Philadelphia, Mo., and Dan (Joyce) of Hannibal, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Rachel and Slader Sullivan, Seth and Kevyn Cunningham, Ian, Gia and Dax Dodaro; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Pearl Tallent Cunningham; and one brother, William Everett Cunningham.
Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, after 4 p.m. and Saturday morning after 9 a.m. at First Baptist Church in LaCenter. Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Mark Sickling officiating. Interment will follow at LaCenter Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: First Baptist Church of LaCenter or Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.