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Benjamin "Ben" Cunningham

Benjamin “Ben” Cunningham, 84 of Streator passed away Wednesday (March 2, 2022) at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Private family services will be held at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be; Damien and Damien Jr Cunningham, Tommy, William, Bobby and Johny Longmire, Jason Hadden and Ben Cunningham III and Bengie Cunningham IV.

Ben was born on May 24, 1937, in Hebron, IN to William Lacy and Lucille (Phillips) Cunningham.  He married Treva York on July 7, 1958.  She preceded him in death on February 2, 2017.

Surviving are children; Nancy (John) Longmire of Streator, Mary (Bub) Hadden of Stonington, IL, Pamela (Louis) Salano Cunningham of San Diego, CA, Chris Cunningham of Streator, Margie Longmire of Arlington, IL and Damien (Sara) Cunningham of Harvel, IL, 22 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers, Willie Cunningham of Rensselaer, IN and Frank Cunningham of Ohio.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Treva, son, Bengie, son-in-law Robert Longmire, sisters, Mildred, Florence, Edith, and Bessie.

Memorials may be made to the family of Ben Cunningham.


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