– Services for William B. Cunningham, 55, of Route 4, Nampa, who died at a
hospital Tuesday morning, will be conducted at 2 p.m.
Friday at the Nampa First Christian Church by the Revs. J.
Sydney Carnes, pastor, and Frank Marler, also of the church.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest on Karcher Road.
Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip
Mr. Cunningham was born 24 July 1914 at Odell, OR and graduated
High School in 1932 and from the Lewiston State
Normal School in 1938.
He came to Nampa
in 1938, and served as recreation director and taught in the Nampa school system for nine years. In 1947 he
formed the Cunningham Distributing Service, which he operated
until November 1965. He was a member of the Nampa First
Christian Church, Nampa Lodge No 29, AF & AM, Rainbow Chapter
No 80, OES of Nampa, the Parks and Recreation Board of Nampa,
The Broadmore Country Club, and the past president of the
Nampa Athletic Roundtable.
He was the recipient of the Nampa Jaycees Distinguished
Service Award in 1946.
He is survived by
his wife, Donna Cunningham, to whom he married on 20 May 1939
at Boise; two sons, William B. Cunningham of Portland, OR and
Mark D. Cunningham, Nampa; a brother Glenn Cunningham,
Portland; three sisters, Bessie Beers, Odell, OR, Ida
Baggenstos, Chehalis, WA, and Verna Cole, Desert Hot Springs,
CA; and by three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and a