Chad Robert Cunningham
Chad Robert Cunningham, 48, of Chilhowie, VA, suddenly passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. He was born in Sparta, TN, Aug. 20, 1971. He was raised in both Springfield, OH, and Crossville. He joined the United States Air Force after graduating high school in Crossville. He lived in Denver, CO, where he met his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Harris, and they both finally settled in Chilhowie, VA, to be closer to family.
He is survived by his mother, Louanne Cunningham of Rural Retreat, VA, and his son, Kyle Cunningham of Wilkes-Barre, PA. He is also survived by his brother, Alfred Cunningham Jr. (wife Beth) of Springfield, OH; sister, Teresa Cunningham of Sparta; and sister, Amanda Wright (husband Chance) of Rural Retreat, VA.
Funeral services were held at Rural Retreat Baptist Church on Saturday, Jan. 25, with Pastor Jacob Vanover presiding. Visitation was at 1 p.m., and memorial services began at 2 p.m.
Lindsey Funeral Home, Rural Retreat, VA, is serving the Cunningham family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Published on January 24, 2020


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Angela daniela
Jan 25, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Sorry you and the family have to go through.another loss so soon. Chad will be missed. I will miss talking to him sometimes. I will miss him alot I can't believe he's gone. Prayers for the family and friends. If you guys need anything let me know I am here . Here's a picture I took long time ago of Chad and grandma. Now grandma, uncle Al and Chad and his wife will all be together. One day we will see them again. Love you guys. Prayers.