Victor E. Cuny Jr., better known as “Buddy”, passed away Monday, June 15, 2020 at the age of 70. Buddy died in his home surrounded by his wife of 48 years, Marie Jenkins Cuny, and his children.
Buddy was born on July 18, 1949 to Victor E. Cuny Sr. and Mary Frances McKee of Madisonville, La. He was the grandson of Joseph Cuny and Sadie Chatellier of Madisonville and Dewey McKee and Nancy Ellen Pittman of Folsom.
Buddy is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marie Jenkins Cuny, three children: Sean Cuny, Amy Cuny Legere (Shane Legere), and Beth Cuny Smith (Glyn Smith); six grandchildren: Kathryn Legere Welch(Brandon Welch), Ryan Legere, Olivia Cuny Crain, Matthew Cuny, Theo Smith and Savannah Smith; two great- grandchildren: Luke Crain and Skylar Welch; and his sister Barbara Cuny Goldsmith. Buddy is preceded in death by his brother, Joe Cuny.
Buddy was well- known for being a master machinist and owner of Cuny’s Machine Shop in Madisonville. Those who knew him best will remember a strong man, with a kind heart.
The family will celebrate his life on Friday, June 19, 2020 at the Madisonville Town Hall from 4pm- 8pm.
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