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Granville Richard Bunch
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1918
Death: Aug. 19, 2007

GRANVILLE RICHARD BUNCH July 13, 1918-August 19, 2007 Granville Richard (George) Bunch, 89, born July 13, 1918, in Key West, FL, was the eldest son of Eugene Brantley and Margaret Ann Jerguson Bunch. Mr. Bunch, a longtime resident of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, died August 19, in Peachtree City, GA. He was married for 48 years to Jessie Marie Winford, who died in 1995. He is survived by two daughters, Lynn Bunch Donham (Decatur, GA), and Gwen Bunch Garrison (Peachtree City, GA), and a large extended family of nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. Raised at Thornwell Orphanage in Clinton, SC., Mr. Bunch graduated in the first senior class of College Park High School. He volunteered for the Air Force in 1940, serving in England, North Africa and Italy. An automobile mechanic by trade, he served as an elder in Bethany Presbyterian, Calvary Presbyterian and Rio Vista Community churches throughout his life. A gentle and compassionate man, a loyal friend, he sought to serve those in need and live in the spirit and example of Jesus. His life was one of hard work, honesty, dignity and grace, finding joy in nature, friendships and devotion to church and family. A celebration and memorial service was held at 4 p.m., Saturday, August 25, at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Decatur, GA, followed by a covered dish dinner. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Oakhurst Recovery Program, a residential rehabilitation program for man, at 222 East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030 in honor of Granville Bunch. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, 770-487-3959.

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on September 28, 2007
(Federal Census 1930 has Granville living with his Uncle John Jerguson in Jacksonville, FL and born in SC.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Eugene B Bunch (1896 - 1927)
  Margaret Ann Jerguson Bunch (1896 - 1927)
 
 Sibling:
  Granville Richard Bunch (1918 - 2007)
  Leonard Eugene Bunch (1921 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Created by: Linda Davis
Record added: Oct 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77841689
 


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 Added: Mar. 1, 2013

- Linda Davis
 Added: Oct. 8, 2011
 
 
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