Lanis C. (Red) Cunningham
Lanis C. (Red) Cunningham, 86, of Paducah passed away at 7:49 AM, Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Baptist Health Paducah.
Mr. Cunningham was retired from Union Carbide/Martin Marietta after 31 years as an Operator, and was a member of West End Baptist Church of Paducah, a member of Paducah Aero Modelers, and a veteran of the US Marine Corps.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Wanda (Farless) Cunningham; two sons, Gary E. Cunningham and wife Eydie, and Mark R. Cunningham and wife Linda, both of Paducah; one daughter, Cathy A. Wichert and husband George of Cape Girardeau, MO; six grandchildren, Chris Cunningham, Sarah Cunningham, Clint Cunningham, Scott Cunningham, Coleman Wichert, and Taylor Wichert; four great-grandchildren, Shelby Turner, Jini Cunningham, Andrew Cunningham, and Kasen Barton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lanis Wahls Cunningham and Nellie (Borne) Mitchell; one grandson, Andrew Cunningham, and one sister, Myra Crisp.
Friends may call 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM, Monday, July 1, 2013 at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Harold Council officiating.
Burial, with Military Honors, will follow at Mount Kenton Cemetery in Paducah.