Jeffrey Trent Cunningham

Jeffrey Trent Cunningham, age 60, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

Jeff was born on February 23, 1962, in Cartersville, GA, son of Earl Waymon Cunningham and Sue Cunningham Hannah. 

Jeff was of the Baptist faith. He was the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership recipient in 1991 for the Bartow County Chamber of Commerce. He was a skilled tradesman/carpenter with a lifelong career in the construction industry. In his spare time he enjoyed playing cards and hanging out with his friends and family. He was truly the life of the party and always made people laugh with his jokes. He loved cooking and was lovingly known as “Chef Boyardee”. The crowd favorite dishes were his banana pudding and fried apple pies.    

Jeff is preceded in death by his father, Earl Waymon Cunningham;  sister, Sherri Mahone; nephew, Jayden Cunningham; and nieces, Lisa Hodges and Kaysha Godfrey.

Survivors include his mother, Sue Hannah; daughter, Bevan Cunningham; sons, Pierston Cunningham and Houston Tant; sisters, Pam Brooks and Kim (Alan) Crowder; brothers, Waymon (Ginny) Cunningham; and Jamie Cunningham; special friend, Rita  Kreczmer; several nieces and nephews also survive. 

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at two o’clock in the afternoon on Friday, the 12th of August, 2022 at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Josh James officiating.  

Serving as pallbearers are Chris Cunningham, J.J. Cunningham, Dallas Cunningham, Matthew Crowder, Joe Tant and Houston Tant.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from twelve o’clock in the afternoon until two on Friday, the 12th of August, 2022 at Owen Funeral Home. 

Please visit to post tributes and sign the on-line register book.

Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120 is honored to serve Jeffrey Cunningham’s family during this difficult time.