Launce Bunnell

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Launce Bunnell, 73, of Purdy, passed away on Nov. 23, 2016. He was born on April 15, 1943, in Stella, son of Launce and Ruby Kathleen (Santee) Bunnell. He was a 1961 graduate of Wheaton High School. On Oct. 27, 1961, he was united in marriage to Sue Dodson; she preceded him in death on June 27, 2015. He served as a Deputy Sheriff in Barry County under Vernon Still. He owned Bunnell Auto Sales in Purdy. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cassville, and attended Arnhart Baptist Church in Purdy.

Survivors include: one son, Bradley C. Bunnell and his wife Melissa, of Purdy; and three grandsons.

Funeral services were held Monday at the White Funeral Home & Crematory, with Pastor Bill Gilkerson and Pastor Leland May officiating. Burial was at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Butterfield.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the White Funeral Home & Crematory, Cassville.