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Wayne D Cunningham

Wayne Dennis Cunningham Jr. of Chillicothe passed away Saturday August 5, 2023 at his home under the care of his family. Wayne was born November 4, 1944, in Trenton to Wayne Dennis Cunningham Sr. and Rosalie Kemp Cunningham.


He graduated from Chillicothe High School. Wayne married Lynn D Schultz on December 17, 1977 in Chillicothe, Mo. He started Cunningham Plumbing Company and operated for many years until his retirement.


Wayne was Chillicothe Councilman for the 2nd ward for many years. He was a member of St. Columban Church of Chillicothe, and a member of the plumber’s union, and FFA Alumni.


He loved family time, hunting, car races, tractor pulls, camping, Mo. state fair, and farming.


He is survived by three daughters, Amy Albertson and finance Doug Reeter of Chillicothe, Jacquelyn Cunningham of Independence, Mo. and Jamie Cunningham, Jefferson City, Mo. extended family; Mike and Mary Tripp of Chillicothe, Donnie Gates of Chula, Mo. The Peters Family, Tom Campbell of St. Louis, Mo. Ann, Tom and Ronda Riggins, Chillicothe


He was proceeded in death by; his wife D, parents, brother James Wallace Cunningham, niece Natalie Cunningham.


Memorials in honor of Wayne Cunningham go to Chillicothe FFA Alumni and can be mailed to or left at Heritage Funeral Home 3141 N. Washington Street Chillicothe, Missouri 64601.


A Rosary will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 6:00p.m. with a Visitation to follow till 8:00p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home.


A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 11, 2023 at 10:00a.m. at Heritage Funeral Home.


Burial will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

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