Cheyenne Dawn Cunningham

Cheyenne Dawn Cunningham, 28, of Buckhannon, went to shine her light in the next world on Monday, April 1, 2024, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

She was born in Buckhannon on October 6, 1995, a daughter of the late Traci Dale Cunningham and Stephen A. Holmes, II, surviving. Preceding her in death are her mother; fraternal grandmother, Sandra Dean Holmes; maternal grandfather, Rogers Cunningham; and beloved lab, Buddy.

Forever cherishing their memories of Cheyenne are her father, Stephen A. Holmes, II and his partner, Cameron Wilson, of Buckhannon; three brothers: Stephen “Phen” Dean Holmes, Liam D. Day, and Samuel Cody Tallman all of Buckhannon; sister, Katrina Duckworth and husband, Joel, of Morgantown; three nephews: Trenton Moran of Buckhannon, Sebastian Duckworth and Myles Duckworth both of Morgantown; two uncles: Terry Cunningham and wife, Cathy, of Virginia and Brian D. Holmes of Buckhannon; three cousins: Kaitlyn, Mathew, and Nicholas Cunningham; fraternal grandfather, Stephen A. Holmes and companion, Suzanne Ochletree, of Buckhannon; maternal grandmother, Linda Cunningham of Buckhannon; great uncle, Paul G. Dean, II and wife, Loretta, of Tennessee; cousins: Carma and Clara Dean; boyfriend, Bill Rose of Johnstown, PA; special friends: Christi Rose, Cynthia Woodward, the Sumner family: Cal, Kathy, Jessica, Lisa and Kristin, and Krissy Tenney and family; and her dog, Namira.

Cheyenne loved West Virginia and all it’s beauty….. camping, fishing, riding motorcycles, mushroom hunting, horses, exploring and adventuring in her beautiful birthplace. She graduated from Buckhannon-Upshur High School in the class of 2014. Cheyenne never met a stranger. She loved everyone and everything, especially animals. Cheyenne adored her little brother. Her light and love shone bright as the sun.

Cheyenne’s request for Cremation has been honored. Family and Friends will gather at Clutter Funeral and Cremation located at 21 Elnora Circle in Buckhannon from 12;00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024. A Celebration of Life Service will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Clutter Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ed Lowther officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to: Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1402, New York, NY 10018.

We, at Clutter Funeral and Cremation are honored and privileged to serve the family of Cheyenne Dawn Cunningham. Online condolences may be expressed at

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