Earl D. Cunningham


SEMORA – Mr. Earl D. Cunningham, 64, of 2445 Zion Level Church Road, Semora, departed this life Saturday morning, July 6, 2019 in Person Memorial Hospital Extended Care Unit in Roxboro.

He was a native of Person County and a 1973 graduate of Person Senior High School.

He is preceded in death by his father, Joe Sterling Cunningham and three brothers: Neal, Winfred and Woodrow Cunningham.

He is survived by his mother, Alice Royster Cunningham of Roxboro; two sisters: Mamie Cunningham Whitlock of Semora and Annie Elaine Wimbush of Danville, Va.; one brother, Leroy Cunningham of the home; five uncles: David Royster (Edna) and Joseph Royster, both of Semora, Roderick Royster (Ernestine) and Lonzy Royster, both of Philadelphia, Pa. and the Rev. Kelvin Royster (Barbara), also of Semora; and a host of nieces, cousin, other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 10, at 12 p.m. at the Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kelvin Royster, pastor of Macedonia A.M.E. Church, officiating and providing the eulogy. The visitation will also be Wednesday at the funeral home from 11 - 12 p.m. when his body will lie in state for one hour prior to the service.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Earl D. Cunningham.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.


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