Obituary of George Oliver Bunting
George Oliver Bunting, JR, 72, of Saxis, VA, died on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Born on April 30, 1946 in Salisbury, MD, he was the son of the late George and Eleanor Reid Bunting.
Following graduation from Pocomoke High School in 1964, he joined the U.S. Army, where he served for three years, 2 of which were in Vietnam. George worked briefly at Eastern Stainless Steel before joining Peoples Life Insurance as an agent. Following his retirement, he worked at Lowe's in Pocomoke, where he enjoyed helping his customers who quickly became his friends. Failing health caused him to retire once again. He loved to travel and collect model trains.
George is survived by his brother, Marvin N. Bunting and his wife Judy of Pocomoke City, MD; one sister-in-law, Doris Watkinson of Saxis, VA; three grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Williams Bunting; one son, Rodney D. Bunting and one step-daughter, Patty Stephens.
A graveside funeral service was held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Downing's United Methodist Cemetery, 7261 Lankford Highway, Oak Hall, VA 23416. Rev. Wayne Hill officiated.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sanford United Methodist Church, c/o Michael Walker, Sanford, VA.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 107 Vine Street, Pocomoke City, MD 21851. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.hollowayfh.com.
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