Mr. Thomas Michael Cunningham
  • Hospice Care
    1606 Kanawha Blvd W.
    Charleston, WV 25313

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“I knew Tom through HFMA. What a wonderful person. His smile was contagious. My sincere condolences to his family. I truly hope you find peace in...Read More »
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“I worked with Tom at Blue Cross back in the 80's, he was an amazing character and would do anything to help. I then worked with Tom at WV Healthcare...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Keith Morgan - Charleston, WV

“I'm writing this message on behalf of my brother, Alan Risden. Alan worked with and was friends with Thomas. Alan is unable to communicate due to...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Alan Risden - Charleston, WV

“WE met Tom only once. Our daughter married his brother Mark. In that one meaning we learned Tom was a man of great intelligence. He loved getting out...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Clarence and Donna Oshel - WV

“I was very sorry to hear about Tom's passing. We attended Lakewood and Hayes and SAHS, graduating in 1969. I remember him skating on the ice at...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Peggy Young Wilkinson - Akron, OH

“You were a good friend and I am so glad that I got the chance to work with you. I shall miss you. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kimberly Richmond - Hamlin, WV

“So sorry for your loss. Tommy was always a great guy and ever fun to be around in school. ”
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Thomas Michael Cunningham, 60, of St. Albans passed away Friday, March 16 at his home.
He is preceded in death by his mother Opal Cunningham. Thomas is survived by his father Robert Cunningham, Brother Mark Cunningham (Dawn), Sister Diana Cunningham, Nieces Christa and Crystal Cunningham, and his great nephew Elijah Cunningham.
Thomas graduated from West Virginia State University with a degree in accounting. He also attended West Virginia Technical Institute and West Virginia University.
Thomas was a director of claims processing for Blue Cross Blue Shield. More recently he was employed at Gander Mountain.
With an adventurous spirit, Tom set out on many trips and truly lived life to its fullest. In addition to mountain biking, Tom was an avid hiker. He started the "Thru Hike" of the Appalachian Trail in April 2004. Beginning at Springer Mountain in Georgia, he backpacked 2174 miles ending his trip six months later when he summated Mount Katahdin in Maine. Tom was also a motorcycle enthusiast. In 2005 he rode the Old Route 66 to California where he also spent time backpacking.
Tom had a farm he loved; it was his little piece of paradise.
He was a wonderful brother, uncle and great uncle and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
A service honoring Thomas's life will be held 2pm Tuesday, March 20 at Bartlett Burdette Cox Funeral with Rev. Johnna Wheaton officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Spring Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. Charleston WV 25387.