Robert C. Cunningham, 79, of Newcastle went to be with our Lord on September 25, 2014.
He was born in Joliet, IL on July 31, 1935 to Helen (Carlson) Cunningham and Harry Cunningham.
They later moved to Minong, WI where Bob graduated from high school. He entered the U. S. Army shortly after graduation and served his country for 3 years.
Bob was an active sportsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He worked for the forest services for 20 years. He also worked for several years in Wisconsin and Texas at the State Highway Department.
Grateful to have shared in Bob's life are his wife of 44 years, Alice of Newcastle, children Dottie (Mark) Sylte of Newcastle, Phil (LaNita) Cunningham of Moorcroft,WY., David (Marilyn) Cunningham of Houston, TX, Diane Cunningham of Livingston, TX and Brenda (Steve) Bivens of Houston, TX; 14 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Bob's parents, Brother Harry, Jr. and his sister in law Florence and Sister Edith preceded him in death.
There will be a celebration of Bob's life at the First United Methodist Church in Newcastle at 9:00 AM on Thursday, October 16th. Honored pallbearers are Eddie Cargill and Harry Wilcomb of Newcastle.
Graveside services will follow at 2:00 PM Thursday, October 16th at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD.
The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist Church, PO Box 579, Newcastle, WY 82701.
Black Hills National Cemetery
20901 Pleasant Valley Drive
Sturgis, SD, 57785
OCT 16. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
First United Methodist Church of Newcastle
23 North Seneca
Newcastle, WY, US, 82701