Jacob Michael "Jake" Cunningham, 22, of Waverly, was suddenly and tragically taken from his loved ones, Feb. 18, 2013.
Jake was the proud and loving father of his two children, Rylee Grace, 3, and Aydon Michael, 19 months. He was the son of David (Stacey) R. Cunningham II, and Christa Wilson-Wigal (Brian Butterfield) of Waverly.
He was also survived by his sisters, Renee Cunningham (Wes Hughes), and Lexi McAtee; a step-sister, Adrienne Butterfield; a brother, Trey Cunningham; two step-brothers, Justin and Brendon Wigal; two grandmothers, Judy Pittman and Barbara Wilson; as well as several uncles, aunts and cousins. Jake was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Howard and Marie Pittman and George and Inez Blankenship; a grandfather, Donald Pittman Sr.; uncle, Larry Marlin Blankenship; uncle, Scotty Pittman; aunt, Pamala Wilkes; cousin, baby James Blankenship; and a nephew, "Little Eddie".
Jake was a 2008 Williamstown High School graduate, a former Marine Reservist, and an employee of Select Energy Services as a fleet mechanic. He loved the outdoors, riding four wheelers, fishing, camping, music, cars, trucks, making people laugh, being with his family and friends. He had a heart of gold, and he will always be loved and missed.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave., Vienna, with Evangelist Tom Butterfield presiding. Friends may visit from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to the service.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lamberttatman.com