TODD WADDELL CUNNINGHAM

Posted on Jan 04, 2012 - 03:35 PM

Todd Waddell Cunningham passed away suddenly on Dec. 24, 2011 in Newport News, Va.

He was born on June 5, 1962, the son of Cecil Waddell Cunningham of Gloucester and the late H. Westcott Cunningham.

Todd graduated from the Pingry School in New Jersey where his father was Headmaster. He was a New Jersey All State baseball catcher. He graduated from Lynchburg College where he was a member of the ODAC championship baseball team. His MBA degree was awarded by the Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary, where he later served a term on the board.

Todd served in executive positions with Northwest Airlines, U.S. Airways, the Marriott Corporation, and was an Executive Vice President of LaFarge North America. He served as CFO of several ventures, and was recently serving as a consultant.

Todd was a devoted sportsman who reached out to many young people as a coach and friend. He coached many of his sons’ teams.

Mr. Cunningham is survived by his wife of 23 years, the former Margaret Hood Smith of Newport News; sons, Todd Waddell Jr. and John William (Jack); sister, Ann Cunningham Davis; mother, Cecil Cary Waddell Cunningham, and several nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held at Ware Episcopal Church in Gloucester, Va. A memorial service will be held at Vienna Presbyterian Church in Vienna, Va., at a later date.

In Todd’s memory, contributions may be made to William and Mary’s Mason School of Business, P.O. Box 2220, Williamsburg, Va. 23187, The H. Wescott Cunningham Scholarship at Christopher Newport University, 1 University Place, Newport News, Va. 23606, or Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St., NE
Vienna, Va. 22180.