Mr. Thomas Edwin Kunik, 68, of Fayetteville passed away peacefully on Friday, July 12, 2013 at his residence in Fayetteville with his family at his side.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Monsignor Jeffrey Ingham and Pastor Brian Russell officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.
Thomas was born in Nyack, New York, on October 18, 1944, to Michael Joseph and Sarah Housel Kunik. After graduating from high school in 1962, he enlisted in the U. S. Army and served proudly in the 82nd Airborne Division. He was the owner and operator of Carolina Custom Cabinets in Lakeview for 40 years and a member of Sandhills Bassmasters. He was a proud supporter of Crystal Lake “SUPPORT”, Inc. He was a loving husband, devoted father, a loving PopPop who treasured time spent with family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Barbara Ann Mangan Kunik; two sons, Mark Kunik of Charlotte, Todd Kunik and wife Heather of Casselberry, FL; four sisters, Marilyn Russell of Denver, NC, Loretta Henion of Alstead, NH, Carol Couts of Yuba City, CA, Sharon Trent of Iron Station, NC; one brother, Michael Kunik of Vass, NC; three grandchildren, Kaitlin, Matthew and Hudson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael Joseph and Sarah Housel Kunik; one sister, Sally Bruno.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crystal Lake “SUPPORT”, Inc., P O Box 381, Lakeview, NC 28350.
Condolences may be sent to www.coxmemorialfuneralhome.com.