Carl C. Cunningham Jr., age 59, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 12, 2018.
A lifelong resident of the Akron community, Carl was an avid sports enthusiast and involved in coaching and mentoring sports in Coventry, North Canton and Goodyear Heights. He was a member of Goodyear Heights Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by his beloved parents, Carl and Ruth Cunningham, Carl is survived by his children, Carl James “CJ” Cunningham (Leann) and Kacie Cunningham; his sisters, Sheila (Frosty) Miller and Lori (Neal) Booth; and niece, Madison Miller. He will also be missed by many relatives in Pennsylvania and West Virginia as well as his dear friends and neighbors in the Goodyear Heights community.
Family and friends will be received Sunday, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Road (Route 91), Akron (Ellet), Ohio 44312, where Funeral Service will follow the visitation on Sunday at 4 p.m. with Pastor D. Edward Witchey officiating. Services will conclude at the funeral home.
In keeping with Carl’s love of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the family encourages jeans and Steelers attire be worn for his services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Goodyear Heights Baptist Church, 1767 Goodyear Blvd., Akron, OH 44305; or the Summit County Humane Society, 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg, OH 44087.
(Hopkins Lawver, AKRON, 330-733-6271)