Berthel Edward Cunningham

October 2, 1952 ~ September 22, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Berthel Cunningham Obituary

Berthel Edward Cunningham, 70, of Beecher City, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 22, 2023, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, October 5, 2023, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Joe Lawson officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at the funeral home, one and a half hours prior to the service. Memorials: Second Chance Animal Rescue. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

He was born October 2, 1952, in Vandalia, IL. He married Patricia M. "Patty" Bolyard on April 30, 1972, in Vandalia, IL. He worked construction; was a retired truck driver; and served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam Era.

He is survived by: Wife - Patty M. Cunningham, Beecher City, IL; Son - Jim Cunningham & Gayle, Decatur, IL; Grandchildren - Abby Baker & Devin and Chelsea Cunningham; Great Grandchildren - Enzliegh Ray Baker, Knox Lee Baker, and one on the way; Sister - Hazel Hurt, Charleston, IL.

Preceded in death by: Parents.

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October 5, 2023

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL
831 N 5th St
Vandalia, Illinois 62471

Memorial Service
October 5, 2023

11:00 AM
Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL
831 N 5th St
Vandalia, Illinois 62471


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