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Franklin D. Bunch

East Alton | Thursday, November 5 2015

Franklin D. Bunch, 80, passed away 11:55 a.m. Thursday, November 5, 2015 at his residence.

Born in Rosedale, TN on September 28, 1935, he was the son of Bud and Ellen (Lowe) Bunch.

He had worked as a machine inspector for the Boeing Corporation 41 years before retiring.

He married Joyce J. Lowe  in 1954 in Georgia.  She survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Ralph Bunch and Darrell Bunch both of East Alton; daughter, Ann Roberts of St. Louis; granddaughter, Melissa Powers of St.Louis; three brothers, Elwood Bunch of Tennessee, Thomas Bunch and Troy Bunch both of East Alton; and a sister, Charlotte Summers of Wartburg, TN.

Preceding in death were his parents; brother, David Bunch; and two sisters, Omalee Roucker and Unella Isham.

Private service and burial we conducted at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana. Rev. Bill Pyatt officiated.

Marks Mortuary in Wood River was in charge of arrangements.


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