Michael Scott Cunningham, 40, of Litchfield, IL, passed away unexpectedly on June 1, 2022 at 7:50 A.M. in Rural Witt, IL.
Michael was born on December 17, 1981 in Litchfield, IL, a son of Carrie Blankenship Beeler and Scott Cunningham.
Michael married Amanda Burnett on July 8, 2011 at the Union Avenue Christian Church in Litchfield. They later divorced.
Michael attended Litchfield High School and worked construction jobs with Adam Anderson in Butler, IL. He also worked for M&A stables as a self-proclaimed equine engineer and a Food Service Manager at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, AZ.
He enjoyed playing drums and was the percussionist for the Lost Highway Band. He also liked to hike, camp, and spend time outdoors.
Michael is survived by his
Beloved fur constant companion, Athena
Mother, Carrie (Mo) Beeler of Raymond, IL
Step-Father, Kevin Heaps
Brothers, Travis Cunningham & Wyatt Beeler
Sister, Kara Heaps Bono
Aunt, Karla Davis
Cousins, Jessica McWilliams, Charlotte McWilliams, Kelsey Davis
Nieces and nephews, Killian & Emilie Vann, Dominic & Jenson Cunningham, Beverly Bono
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Gary & Ramona Blankenship & Bill and Donna Cunningham, girlfriend, Trista Casey.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 7, at 11:00 A.M. at the Litchfield Family Funeral Service in Litchfield, IL. Greg Bishop, a close friend of Michael’s will lead the service. Burial will be in the Bethel Ridge Cemetery near Atwater, IL. Visitation will be Monday, June 6, from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home
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