Dean Cunningham

August 15th, 1926 to January 21st, 2018

Dean William Cunningham, 91, of Greenwood Township, died Sunday, January 21, 2018.

He was born August 15, 1926 in Detroit to the late William and Elspeth Cunningham and was 1/16th Cherokee Indian. His wife Barbara, died in August 1975.

Mr. Cunningham was a 1944 graduate of Yale High School and attended Michigan State University. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a paratrooper and in the intelligence service. He was wounded while in Japan.

Mr. Cunningham attended North Lakeport Wesleyan Church and was a member of the Brockway Lodge #316 F. & A.M.

He is survived by his sisters, Lorrie Hawker of Fenton and Patricia Peters of Goodells; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Jacqueline, David and Olive.

Graveside committal services will take place 1:00 pm Friday, January 26, 2018 in Springhill Cemetery, Greenwood Township. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army and the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Honor Guard.

Arrangements are by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. To send condolences, please visit

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