Richard L. Cunningham, 80, of Canon City, went to be with his Lord and Savior September 28, 2017. He was born November 21, 1936 in Canon City.
Richard served in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1959. He was an active member and elder at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Canon City. He enjoyed bowling and fishing and he loved his family dearly.
He is survived by the love of his life, Doris, to whom he proposed after only two dates and married within one year, on October 1, 1961. He is also survived by his two children, Michelle (Scott) Kieffer, Brian (Laurie) Cunningham; grandchildren, Lindsey Moore, Dan, Nick, Beau and Cole Cunningham; older brother, Bud Cunningham; younger sister, Shirley Brownlee; nieces and nephews; stepmother, Mary Enyeart.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Doris and Russell Cunningham and older brother, Jack Cunningham.
Memorial service, 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, St. John Lutheran Church, 790 Greydene Ave., in Canon City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Lutheran Hour at www.lutheranhour.org or to Sangre De Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care, 601 Greenwood Ave., Canon City, CO 81212.