William Clayton Cunningham


William Clayton Cunningham

William Clayton Cunningham, 73, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in a Chattanooga hospital. 

He was the son of the late Ruth Farmer Cunningham LaVercombe and Bill Cunningham, and was the grandson of the late Clay and Mary Farmer and James and Ina Cunningham. His stepmother, Nell Cunningham Stevison; and grandchildren, Paige, Ashlyn and Wyatt Hatfield, also preceded him in death,

He owned and operated Cunningham Home Improvements for many years. He was a former Bradley County Constable and a Community Service Officer. He was a past member of the Blue Knight Tennessee VII, which he was proud to serve and be a part of.  He was a Christian.
Survivors include his children: Shane Cunningham and Dera Hatfield; two special grandchildren: Wayde and Autumn Hatfield; his children's mother, Margaret Woods Cunningham; sisters: Bernice Rymer, and her husband, Jim, Sue Farris, and her husband, Gary, Debbey Callahan, and her husband, Tim; brothers: Eddie Cunningham, and his wife, Tammy, Kenneth Cunningham, and his wife, Joan; his special fur buddy, "Festus"; and a host of friends, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. 
The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at 2 p.m . from the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Avenue Chapel, with the Rev. Gary Farris officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Johnston Cemetery in Meigs County with family and friends serving as casket bearers. 

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home chapel

Share your condolences and your memories with the Cunningham family at www. jimrushfuneralhomes.com.


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