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Alan Cunningham

Born: Sat., Dec. 3, 1932
Died: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018


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Alan was born on December 3, 1932 to Wesley and Vera (McCulloch) Cunningham.  He died February 13, 2018 in Coquille surrounded by his family.

Al graduated from Myrtle Point High School in 1952.  He went on to attend OIT in Klamath Falls on a basketball scholarship.  He married Lois Cathcart on April 22, 1972 in Reno.  Al was a member of St. James Lutheran Church and a 62 year,  Life Member of the Coquille Valley Elks Lodge # 1935, where he could always be found volunteering in any way he could.  Al was a quiet man with a big heart and you could always count on him to help.  He loved telling stories of his old logging days and was always quick with a joke.  He loved selling 50/50 raffle tickets all over Coos County for the annual Elks picnic, and was big fan of the Myrtle Point Bobcats and Oregon State Beavers.

Al is survived by his wife, Lois of Myrtle Point; sisters, Betty Kendall of Myrtle Point, Pat Button of Lakeside, Kay Pohl of Springfield and Phyllis Rickholt of Reedsport, numerous nieces and nephews.

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Dean Laber
   Posted Tue February 20, 2018
He will be missed, Al was a guy that always had time for everybody. I don't no how many years he did it but he would always come out in the evening and feed the stray cats at the Elks and those cats would only come to him too. That's the kind of Man Al was ill for one miss him very much.

Julie Nighswonger
   Posted Thu February 22, 2018
What a great man, he will be missed. So many great memories.

Terry & Julie Nighswonger

Jim Walker
   Posted Sat February 24, 2018
Always enjoyed visiting with Al. He was a very nice and friendly man. Al loved sports, so we had a lot in common - Myrtle Point Bobcats and the Oregon State Beavers. He now has the best seat in the "House" for all sporting events. God bless all of Al's family and friends Jim Walker

Coquille Valley BPOE #1935
   Posted Fri March 02, 2018
The officers and members of Coquille Valley Elks Lodge #1935 would like to express our sincerest condolences We would also like to express our great appreciation for the most valuable gentleman for his very dedicated service since October 11, 1955. His tireless contributions of time selling raffle tickets,over the hill transportation to the fair and so many other contributions to the lodge, his generous donations and friendship to so many over the years. He will be sorely missed !

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