Philip B. Cunningham

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, August 2, 1939
Date of Passing: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

WOOSTER – Philip B. Cunningham, 81, of Wooster passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at his home.

He was born August 2, 1939 in Richwood, West Virginia the son of Oliver and Reva Mae Whaling Cunningham.  He married Margaret Rutt in January of 1959.  She preceded him in death on January 13, 2002.

Philip retired from Magni Power in 2002 after 18 years working in various departments and then worked at WalMart as a stocker for 18 years and had also delivered papers for the Daily Record.  He had attended various churches.  Philip enjoyed taking care of his lawn, reading his Bible and watching westerns.

Surviving are his children Philip A. (Shelly) Cunningham, Rebecca (Brian Boss, Mark (Carrie) Cunningham and Alberta Adams all of Wooster and Beth Cunningham of Apple Creek; 8 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; a brother Robert Cunningham of West Virginia and a special nephew Van Patterson of Wooster.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Ruth Helen Patterson.

There will be no calling hours and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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No calling hours


Memorial service will be held at a later date


So sorry for your loss.

RIP Phil. Condolences to the family. I was very fortunate to know " Mr. C" from Magni Power and the Daily Record. What a wonderful nice man with a great sense of humor. I'll miss seeing you at Walmart. Fly high Phil and watch over your family until you meet again.
God bless.

I'm so sorry for the loss of Phil. I enjoyed working with him at Walmart. He will be missed.

I have meet Mr Phil Cunningham at Walmart and he is very sweet man and good sense of humor .Rest in Peace Phil

My condolences to the family. I was so shocked to hear of Phil's passing. I was so looking forward to work on 2nd shift with him but he will always be in the thoughts. RIP Phil

My heart goes out to the Cunningham children and grandchildren for the huge loss of their father and grandfather. I loved and adored him from the first time I met him. ❤❤ Glad to know he's with his true love again. Phil & Margaret ❤

Im gonna miss you dad but i know mom called you home where you belong with her.its not goodbye its so long for now till we meet again. I love you Dad.hug mom for me.

Daddy..I still can't believe you're gone. Today I would have called or stopped by. When I saw the smile on your face that you saw mom and she knew how tired you were and she said come on you old fool..its time. You had been talking to me about her so much lately. Give mom Aunt Ruth and our grandmas hugs and love❤❤❤

My condolences to Phil's family. He was such an amazing person. I definitely learned a lot from him when I worked with him. I admired him for his truthfulness, for how hard he worked, and for the person he was. RIP ol friend.

I'm happy you're at rest and with Mom , Grandma , Paul and your little sister Ruth again. While it's hard on those of us still here who loved you, by the little smile you had I know you are where you needed to be.❤

Miss you Papa

He was a great guy to work with. I enjoyed working with him at Walmart. He was always a pleasure.

I'm so sorry to hear of passing but I tell ya he was very nice and funny and polite man like tell about going camping down West Virginia.i will miss he's setting at my table drinking alittle coffee and his conversations.

While I didn't know him personally, I worked with him at Walmart and would always drop by to say hi and just chat. He will be missed by all of us at Walmart.

R.I.P. my old working buddy from Wal-mart.God bless you and yor family.

I hadn't heard anything about him for over 50 years then hear he is gone.
My condolences to Robert. I live in WV too

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