Lee Cunnigham Jr.
age 75 departed this life on October 15, 2016. Lee was born in Hughes, Arkansas on July 24, 1941 to the late Lee Ernest Cunningham and Lillie Cunningham. Lee graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1959. He was a member of Israel C.M.E. Church.Lee was employed by Chube Medical, Gary Community School Corporation and retired from the City of Gary Fire Department after 37 ½ years of service. Lee was preceded in death by his Wife, Thelma Cunningham, his Parents and Sister Lillie Nixon. He leaves to cherish his memory: daughters, Gail Warren and Caregiver; Toyka M. Cunningham. Sisters, Marva Bernard, Ellen (Garland) Winters, Maudine Jelks and Sue (Charles) Cook. Brother Scott Cunningham and Brother/friend Arthur Fields; loving nieces, nephews and a host of loving relatives and friends. Funeral services, Saturday, October 22, 2016. Visitation 9:00 am, Family Hour 10:00 am, Funeral 11:00 am. All services are at Israel C.M.E. Church 2301 Washington Street Gary, IN. Pastor Stephanie Welsh, Officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
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