Timothy Paul Cunius



Timothy Paul Cunius, 25, passed away on September 23, 2017 at Boy Scout Camp John J. Barnhardt in New London, NC.

He was born on February 20th, 1992 in Mecklenburg County to his parents Daniel Paul Cunius and Judy Hayes Cunius. He later moved to Salisbury, NC.
Tim was involved in the Boy Scouts of America as an Eagle Scout; Vigil Brother of the Order of the Arrow, where he was given the name Wulantowagan – “one with good spirits;” Assistant Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 4 of Monroe, NC; and Assistant Scoutmaster & Associate Crew Advisor to Boy Scout Troop and Venture Crew 448 of Salisbury, NC. He was an Environmental Service Technician and Crew Leader in the Facilities Department at Catawba College where he worked for nearly five years.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife April Oster-Cunius, whom he married on October 24th, 2015.
Timothy is survived by his parents – Dan and Judy Cunius; three grandmothers – Betty Ross Brown, Mary Cunius, and Margaret Hayes; one grandfather – Marvin Hayes; one sister – Kay Cunius; father-in-law – Charles “Butch” Oster; mother-in-law – Lois Oster; brother-in-law – Zack Oster; and his furchildren – Akamaru, Munkeystrap, Padfoot, Tala, Sesshomaru, Soul, Calypso, and Cleo.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, October 8th at 5 PM at Catawba College’s Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, October 21st at 3 PM in the chapel at Camp John J. Barnhardt.
The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be directed to the Tim Cunius Scouting Fund. This account will be established soon and donations will be accepted at that time.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Cunius family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.