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Obituary for Ricky Brian Cunningham

Ricky Brian Cunningham, 57, of Otto, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2023.

Ricky was born in Rabun County, GA, on November 3, 1965. He was the son of Martha Jean Norton Cunningham and the late Max Cunningham. He loved old cars, working hard driving a tanker truck, and his family. He attended Newman Chapel Baptist Church in Otto.

In addition to his mother, Martha Jean Norton Cunningham of Otto, NC, he is survived by his daughter, Sarah Brianna Norris (Matthew) of Otto, NC; sister, Denise Stewart (Robbie) of Franklin, NC; four grandchildren, Levi Norris, Lucas Norris, Lauryn Norris, and Lexi Norris; and two nieces, Brooke Stewart and Alysia Stewart.

Funeral Service will be at 12pm on Monday, April 24 in Newman Chapel Baptist Church. Rev. Carl Carpenter, Rev. Eddie Brewer, and Rev. Donald Bates will officiate. Burial will be in the Newman Chapel Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11am to 12pm, one hour prior to the service at the church.

Pallbearers will be Greg Talley, Bill Welch, Bo Welch, Kevin Fountain, Randy Roper, Rodney Dickerson, and Barry Williams.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to the Newman Chapel cemetery fund.

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Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.