Wayne Cunningham



Wayne Mathew Cunningham, 38, of Tampa, Fla., passed away on May 5, 2020.

Born in Franklin N.C., Wayne was a talented guitarist and music lover.

Wayne is survived by his father and stepmother, Gary and Lisa Cunningham; brother, Jarrett Cunningham; stepsister, Aimee Watson; a niece and a nephew of Sylva; grandfather, Jesse Cunningham of Franklin; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Wayne loved sharing his gift of music and laughter with others. Wayne requested to be an organ donor, and his final gift was the hope of continued life for four people.

A private memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 31, at 2 p.m. at Lovedale Baptist Church in Sylva.

Memorials may be made to the cemetery fund at Lovedale Baptist Church, 160 Lovedale Road, Sylva, NC 28779.