James William Cunningham

September 17, 1943 ~ April 6, 2021 (age 77)


James W. Cunningham, 77, of Marietta, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
Jim was born September 17, 1943 in New Matamoras, Ohio to James H. and Goldie P. {Moore} Cunningham.
He was a 1961 graduate of New Matamoras High School.
Jim married Patti Jane Ball on October 9, 1965.  
He retired after 36 years as a plant superintendent for Connex, formerly Dravo Pipe. Currently he is the owner/operator of Relee Remodeling, Inc. Jim attended North Parkersburg Baptist.  
Jim will be deeply missed by his wife of 55 years Patti Cunningham; daughters Michelle (Tom) Brown and Marcy (John) Kelley; grandchildren Ashley (David) Bright, Chase Brown, Cameron Coppernoll and Caleb Coppernoll; great-grandchild Ellie Jane Bright with another on the way; sister Joan Rossignol; brother Dean (Corliss) Cunningham and his beloved dog Rosie.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Robert Cunningham, Thelma Covert and Helen Dennis.
Friends may call Thursday, April 8th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-East Lawn Chapel, 27880 St. Rt. 7, Marietta.  Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Baumer officiating.  Online tributes may be made at

For those unable to attend the service, it will be broadcast live through Facebook. Go to Facebook and search "Jim Cunningham Funeral" to find the group on the Roberts Funeral Home Facebook page. You simply have to be on the group page when the service begins to view it, and it will also be available to watch there if you miss the service. 


April 8, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Roberts Funeral Home - East Lawn Chapel
27880 State Route 7
Marietta, OH 45750

Funeral Service
April 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Roberts Funeral Home - East Lawn Chapel
27880 State Route 7
Marietta, OH 45750

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