Richard E. Cundiff, 82

Richard E. Cundiff, 82, of Huntington, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015, at 12:54 p.m. at Visiting Nurse & Hospice, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Cundiff was born on Nov. 11, 1932, to Ruis and Anna (Loher) Cundiff. His parents preceded him in death.  He married Ellen Diane Schroeder on Aug. 11, 1952.  She preceded him in death on Jan. 22, 2005.

Mr. Cundiff was a 1952 graduate of Andrews High School.   He served in the United States Army during the Korean War.  Richard was a retired employee of Essex Wire, Marionfor 38 years.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No.483 Huntington. 

Surviving are four daughters, Vickie Cundiff, Huntington, Nancy (Steve) Howison, Irving, Texas, Tammy Stauffer, Fort Wayne, Sally (Gary) Parson, Wabash; a sister, Dorothy Ann Taylor, Cherokee Village, Ark. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Maj Benjamin R. (Leah) Ecklor, David S. Stauffer and Evan W. Parson, and three great-grandchildren, Isabella, Sabine and Sebastian Ecklor. 

He was preceded in death by one sister, Wanda Colgan. 

Calling and Service hours will be on Sunday, March 14, 2015, from 2-4 p.m. at McElhaney – Hart Funeral Home, 715 N Jefferson St, Huntington, with funeral services to follow immediately after at 4 p.m. at funeral home with the Rev. Gene Brunow officiating.

Burial will be at Gardens of Memory, Marion, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Fort Wayne, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN  46750.

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Posted on 2015 Mar 10