Dewayne Everett Bunch of Old Corbin Pike, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the Oak Tree Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky. He was 50 years,4 months and 20 days of age. He was born on February 22, 1962 in Whitley County, Kentucky to Charles Everett Bunch and the late, Gloria Eunice (Rains) Bunch. He was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church. Dewayne was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from the Kentucky National Guard after 24 years of service. He was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives 82nd District and a school teacher at the Whitley County Schools for over 17 years.
He is survived by wife Regina Petrey Bunch of Williamsburg, Kentucky; three daughters, Stephanie Fox (Brad) of Lexington, Kentucky, Kristen Bowlin (Tommy) and Brittany Morgan (Jeremiah) all of Williamsburg, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Miah Morgan and Thomas Blake Bowlin; his father, Charles Everett Bunch of Williamsburg, Kentucky; a sister, Shanda Weddle (Bruce) of Williamsburg, Kentucky; brothers, Tim Bunch (Lisa) and Jim Bunch, all of Williamsburg, Kentucky; his father and mother-in-law, Herbert and Teresa Petrey of Williamsburg, Kentucky; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon until the funeral hour on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Croley Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service will be at 4:00 P.M. Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doyle Lester and Rev. Gerald Mullins officiating. A Masonic Service will be conducted at 4:00 P.M. by the Williamsburg Masonic Lodge #490 F & AM. He will be laid to rest in the Croley Addition of Highland Park Cemetery in Williamsburg. Military Graveside Honors will be conducted by the Kentucky National Guard. Dan Ballou, Gary Taylor, Terry Huddleston, Bear Lancaster, JR Peace, James York, Danny Ford, Bobby Freeman, Tom Cline and Alex Patrick will serve as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Citizens of the 82nd District.
In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be made to the Dewayne Bunch Scholarship Fund at Forcht Bank of Williamsburg and Corbin.