Bernice B. Bunting
Mr. Bernice B. Bunting, 60, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.
The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.
Mr. Bunting, a native of Martin County, had lived his early life in Washington, N.C., and then Greenville. He was a graduate of Washington High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He had worked with Jones Brothers Tile and Carpet and later was employed with Pitt County Buildings and Grounds for 18 years. He was a former volunteer for Staton House Fire Department Station 14 and had served as volunteer for the Pactolus Rescue Squad. He was a member of the 15th Street Church of God in Washington.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gary Bunting; brother, J.R. Bunting; and father-in-law, Curtis Roebuck.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Mary Roebuck Bunting; daughters, Tammy Taylor and her husband, Dale, of Winterville, Crystal E. Griffin, Tina E. Morris and her husband, James, of Ayden, and Jackie L. Edwards; mother, Margaret Dudley; brothers, Bruce Bunting of Washington, N.C., and Willie Beacham of Pinetown; sisters, Mavis Carwile of Richmond, Va., Jean Stinson of Washington, N.C., Linda Squires of Bath, Sandy Silverthorne of Washington, N.C., and Joyce Tetterton of Pinetown; three grandchildren; and mother-in-law, Magdalene Roebuck.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Daily Reflector on Dec. 20, 2009