Fred E. Cunningham Jr.

Fred E. Cunningham Jr., 80, of Markle, IN, died Monday, May 11, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Cunningham was a 1958 graduate of Huntington High School. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1960 to 1964, serving in Okinawa. He served in the reserves from 1964 to 1966. He had worked as a banker at Lincoln National Bank, Norwest Bank and Wells Fargo Bank from 1966 to 1989.  

He was born March 18, 1940, in Huntington to Fred E. and Nellie “Virginia” Parrett Cunningham Sr. He married Betty L. Platt on Feb. 25, 1967, at the Buckeye Christian Church in Markle, and she preceded him in death on March 19, 2017.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara (James) Macy, of Ossian; a sister, Bonnie Kratz, of Huntington; and two grandsons, Joseph M. Macy and Jacob N. Macy, both of Ossian.

Calling will be Thursday, May 14, 2020, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle, with CDC regulations on social distancing and social gathering limits to be followed for the visitation and funeral service. A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 15, 2020, at 11 a.m. with one hour of visitation prior to the service, at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, with Rev. Steve Whetstone officiating. Interment will be at the Hoverstock Cemetery in Zanesville.

Memorials are to Marines Memorial Association, in care of Myers Funeral Home, PO Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

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