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Grady Cunningham

November 14, 1926 - December 8, 2014

Grady R. Cunningham, 88, of Fletcher, passed away Monday, December 8, 2014 at the Elizabeth House.

He was a son of the late Nelson P. and Viola Ward Cunningham and was also preceded in death by his twin brother, Graden B. Cunningham.

He was a resident of Henderson County most of his life and owned the Gulf Station in Fletcher, later managing a Budget Rent-A-Car. Upon his retirement he worked at Orchard Trace Golf Course and drove cars for a local dealership.

Our dad was passionate about his family, the Fletcher Fire Department, where he was a lifetime member, Boy Scouts, golfing, and telling jokes. He was a member of Fletcher United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Juanita Mae Cunningham; daughters, Cindy Drake and husband Burney of Shelby, and Jeanie Long and husband Russ of Fletcher; grandchildren, Kelly Hall and husband Joey, Bryan Drake and wife Shannon, and Carrie Drake; great-grandchildren, Will, Justin and Kyle Hall, and Lily and Morgan Drake; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 2 PM, Monday, December 15, 2014 at Fletcher United Methodist Church with Dr. Steven Ray officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to: Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or Meals-on-Wheels, Council on Aging, 105 King Creek Blvd, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

Service Information

Memorial Information

Date: Monday, December 15, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm


Fletcher First United Methodist Church

50 Library Road
Fletcher, NC 28732

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