PRICE - Christopher Cunningham age 35, beloved son, brother, father, grandson, and friend passed away at home on May 23, 2013 in Price. Chris was born Feb. 5, 1978 to Darrell J. and Ilene Poloni Cunningham.
Chris graduated from Carbon High School in 1996, after graduation he served an honorable mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he loved and served the people of Richmond, VA. He attended classes at the College of Eastern Utah. Chris married Elizabeth Olsen Nov. 6, 1999 in Manti, later divorced, he married Karlee Guymon May 8, 2009 in Price, they later divorced.
Professionally Chris worked as a financial planner, as a bank manager, and later as an outside mechanic at Westridge Coal Mine. He enjoyed and participated with his local Mine Rescue Team. Chris was blessed with a cheerful disposition and a wonderful sense of humor. He was smart and learned new skills and developed his abilities with grace and ease, as a youth he was active in sports, played little league and Babe Ruth baseball and football in high school. He had the spirit of an outdoorsman, he loved to hunt in the mountains, fish and spend every minute at the family cabin near Miller Flat Reservoir. Chris loved many things including country music, four-wheeling, and his family, he was a sensitive and caring father who loved his sons.
Chris is survived by his parents, sons, Connor Cunningham, Salt Lake City, Tristen Cunningham, Price, brother, Andrew (Kara) Cunningham, Helper, sister, Katelyn (Daniel) Quick, Price, grandparents, Phyllis Poloni, Price, Harold and Frances Cunningham, Spring Glen, many uncles, aunts and special cousins.
Preceded in death by his grandfather, Arthur Poloni.
Words cannot express how much he will be missed.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday May 28, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Price LDS 5th Ward Chapel (545 E. 400 N.). A viewing will be held Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Cliffview Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may share memories of Chris at www.fausettmortuary.com.
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