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Richard Duane Cunnington

June 2, 1931 ~ April 24, 2018 (age 86)

Richard Duane Cunnington, 86, of Dunkirk, IN was led by the hand of his savior, Jesus, to find rest with his Heavenly Father, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, from IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital of Muncie, IN. He was born June 2, 1931 in Muncie, IN the son of Richard John and Lola Mary (Fogle) Cunnington.

Richard retired after 45 years with Ball-Foster (Kerr) Glass of Dunkirk, IN. He most recently attended the Dunkirk 1st Baptist Church of Dunkirk, IN, but had previously attended the Redkey Church of the Nazarene of Redkey, IN.

He leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife, Barbara June Cunnington; a son, Rev. Steven Wayne Cunnington (wife, Wanda Lou) of Walkerton, IN; two granddaughters, Lydia Joy Frazier (husband, Tom) and Liza Naomi McDaniel (husband, Bryan); four great grandchildren; a sister, Wilma Jayne DePoy of Hartford City, IN; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Larry Duane Cunnington; a brother, Charles David Cunnington; a sister, Wynona Jean Rogers; and a granddaughter, Lillian Ruth Cunnington.

A service to celebrate Richard’s life will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018 at Dunkirk Memorial Chapel of Dunkirk, IN. Burial will follow at Twin Hills Cemetery of Pennville, IN. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 11:00 a.m. to service time on Monday, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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