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Mr. Robert Gardner Cunningham

Mr. Robert Gardner Cunningham

Mr. Robert Gardner Cunningham, 64, of Jonesboro, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, William James Cunningham; mother, Sarah Evans; brothers, Harold W. Evans, Jr., and David W. Evans; and a sister, Candace Simpson.

He is survived by siblings and spouses, Catherine L. (Harley) Burton, of Texas, James F. (Wendy) Evans, of Gray, Ga., Virginia D. Delaney, of West Virginia, Donna M. Basil, of Arizona, Charles R. (Margaret) Evans, of Alabama, Deborah M. (Richard) Hodges, of Texas, Bill (Laurie) Cunningham, of Ohio, and Cindy (Jamie) Rice, of Ohio; sisters-in-law, Billie Evans, of Eastman, Ga., Judy Evans, of Tennessee, and brother-in-law, Rob Simpson, of Ohio; beloved aunts, Patsy (Frank) Willison, of Jonesboro, Ga., Nancy R. (Marion) DeBatty, of Jonesboro, and Margaret (Russell) Slasor, of West Virginia.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 10, at 4:30 p.m., in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, with Warren Baker officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m., until service time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: VFW Post 6330, at 732 Veterans Pkwy, Jonesboro, Ga., 30236, or to: The American Heart Association, S.E. affiliate, P.O. Box 409410, Atlanta, Ga., 30384, (770) 952-1316. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc. Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.