US Army

Donald Hugh Bunn

April 20, 1949 ~ April 10, 2021 (age 71)


Donald Hugh Bunn, 71, passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 20, 1949 to the late Frank Russell Bunn and Marion Luella Terry Bunn. Donald served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam, receiving a Vietnam service medal. On June 21, 1968 he married the love of his life, Betty Carroll Bunn. Donald was a self-employed machinist and owned and operated Bunn Plastic Fabrication. He loved to play golf, work in his shop and spend time with his children and grandchildren. Donald was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.              

In addition to his wife, Betty he is survived by his son, Bryan Russell Bunn (Jennifer); daughter, Anita Bunn Arbutina; grandchildren: Grace Weckesser (Joseph), Emma Arbutina, Stephen Bunn; sister, Ann Bunn Carroll (Stan);

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by a grandson, Cameron Rowe Bunn; sisters: Lillian Earp, Lottie Ruth Nolan, Rochelle Davis, Nancy Scott; and brothers: William Bunn and Eddie Bunn.

A service to celebrate his life will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, April 15, 2021 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545. Burial with military honors will follow in the Bunn Family Cemetery

The family will receive relatives and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to East Wake Church of God, Post Office Box 1628, Wendell, NC 27591.       

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April 14, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Svc (Knightdale, NC)

Funeral Service
April 15, 2021

2:00 PM
L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel
944 Old Knight Road
Knightdale, NC 27545


Bunn Family Cemetery
Horton Road
Knightdale, NC 27545

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