Jacob Ellis Cunningham, 24 years old resident of Redmond, Washington passed away on 10/20/2020. Jacob was born in Hemet, California 3/1/1996. He graduated from Tahquitz High School in 2014. After High School, Jacob served his country in the United States Army. He served as a Combat Engineer in the 101st Airborne Division and completed one tour in Iraq. Jacob then went on to work for Microsoft as a Service Engineer.
Jake was a hard-charging, highly motivated soldier who transitioned to Civilian life with a lot of energy and gusto. Jacob was a wise soul with a brilliant mind. He experienced a whole lot of living in his 24 yrs. Jacob loved Rock Music, going to concerts and gaming with friends. Jacob was a fearless young man always looking for a new challenge and always up for a new adventure. Jacob was known for effortlessly making connections with people and leaving lasting impressions with everyone he met. Jake will be missed by many.
Jacob is preceded in death by his Grandfather Chester (Poppy) Harshman. Jacob is survived by his parents-David and Tamara Cunningham, Sister- Caitlin Cunningham, Grandparents -Anthony and Maria Cunningham, Grandmother- Bonnie Harshman, Uncle- Matt (Mary) Cunningham, Uncle- Anthony (Cindy) Cunningham, Uncle- Bruce (Jennifer) Harshman, Aunt- Lora (Randy) Johnson and many cousins.
Jacob will be interred in the Riverside National cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Jacob’s family requests donations be made to: OnceASoldier.org or ActiveHeroes.org
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