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Robert Shannon (AKA Shank) Cunningham, Sr.

April 23, 2021

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It is with deep regret that Eddie & Jackie Nelson and the Support Staff of Nelson’s Funeral Home announce the passing of Mr. Robert Shannon Cunningham, Sr. (AKA Shank), 87, of Columbia, South Carolina.   

Mr. Cunningham transitioned into eternity Thursday, April 22, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. 

Mr. Cunningham is the husband of Mrs. Dorothy (Dot) Bell Cunningham.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12:00 noon at the portico of Nelson's Funeral Home, 270 N. Dogwood Ave., Ridgeway, South Carolina. 

Interment will follow at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Ridgeway, South Carolina.   

A public walk thru viewing will be held Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. only.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Shannon (AKA Shank) Cunningham, Sr., please visit our floral store.

 Service Program


Funeral Service
April 29, 2021

12:00 PM
Nelson's Funeral Home
270 North Dogwood Ave
RIDGEWAY, South Carolina 29130

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