January 26, 2022
Ronald Louis Cunningham, 76, of Gillespie, Ill., died at St. John's Hospital in Springfield on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. He was born June 12, 1945, in Carlinville, to Louis and Margret (Radae) Cunningham. He married Betty Jean Stoops, and she survives.
He was retired after having been an electrician for Granite City Steel. Ronald enjoyed old cars.
He is survived by his son, Eric Cunningham of Springfield; daughter, Donna Trask of Springfield; grandchildren, Shanda Richey, Lee Barnes, Craig Barnes; great-grandchildren, K'Leeonna Traylor, Larry Singleton, Layla Singleton, La'Damien Singleton, La'Mont Singleton, River Cunningham; sisters, Joyce Bertoldi, Eleanor Veschak; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Ruth Lockhart. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers, David Cunningham, Larry Cunningham and two nephews.
Friends may call on Thursday, Jan. 27, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral services are Friday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Burial will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Carlinville.
Memorials are suggested to Boys Town. Condolences may be left online at http://www.kravanya funeral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie is in charge of arrangements.