September 28, 1938 - March 13, 2021
Phillip Orville Bunker 82, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Hinkle Hospice Home in Lexington. Mr. Bunker’s family will receive friends beginning at noon on Wednesday, March 17 at Lake Brandt Baptist Church. Pastor Randy Pearman will lead the funeral service beginning at 1 o’clock. Burial with military honors will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park. Friends may pay their respects at Forbis & Dick – Stokesdale on Tuesday, March 16 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., the family will not be present. A native of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, Phil was born on September 28, 1938 the son of the late Joseph Paul Bunker and Catherine Ullstrup Bunker. Following graduation from high school he joined the US Air Force in 1956 and served faithfully and honorably until 1960. He then joined the Greensboro Police Department in 1963, retiring in 1989. Following his retirement, he co-owned and operated C & C Hardware. He was an active member of Lake Brandt Baptist Church serving as deacon, treasurer, Sunday School secretary, trustee, and property caretaker across the years. On August 5, 1958 he married Edith Faye Harrelson, who recently preceded him in death on January 9, 2021. He was also preceded in death by brothers Joe Bunker and Jack Bunker. Surviving are three children Rusty Bunker and his wife, Rhonda, of Thomasville, Katherine Gray (Phil) of Stokesdale, and Dennis Bunker, and his wife, Kim of Eden; a brother Jerry Bunker (Barb) and sister Molly Bunker all of Wisconsin; five grandchildren Elizabeth Ferguson (Josh), Andrew Gray, Emily Hendrix (Brian), Jonathan Bunker (Alicia) and Brandon Gray (McKenzie); three step-grandchildren Nick King (Brian), Adam Bolen and Travis Bolen; eight great grandchildren; and a host of loving nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arts and Crafts Program c/o Spring Arbor of Thomasville, 915 W. Cooksey Street, Thomasville, NC 27360 or the Hinkle Hospice Home, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292. Forbis & Dick – Stokesdale is serving the Bunker family.
Phillip Orville Bunker 82, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Hinkle Hospice Home in Lexington. Mr. Bunker’s family will receive friends beginning at noon on Wednesday, March 17 at Lake Brandt Baptist Church. Pastor Randy Pearman... View Obituary & Service Information
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