In memory of
CUNNINGHAM, Dale Dale Cunningham, better known as Daddy Dale to his kids, grandchildren, and many friends, died peacefully at 93 on October 14, 2020. Dale was the only child of Bernice and Claude Cunningham. Raised in Dallas, he graduated from Crozier Tech in 1946, and then went on to serve in the army during WWII. Upon his return from the Philippines, he graduated with multiple degrees from SMU and married Claire Cunningham. Claire and Dale were married for 70 years and they had 3 daughters, Cheri, Jill, and Kim, as well as 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Dale spent most of his career at Texas Instruments where he focused on electronic manufacturing facilities. In 1972 he was appointed as a corporate vice president where he was responsible for the planning and consolidation of international facilities. Dale loved to travel whether it was personal or professional. He experienced the sights and culture of all 50 states and over 100 countries around the world. There will be an outdoor graveside service, open to all, at Sparkman- Hillcrest Cemetery at 3:00 PM on Monday, October 19, 2020.
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