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William Raymond Bunch, 73, of Benton, passed away on Monday, Feb. 4. He was born in Little Rock on March 3, 1939, to Jacob Bunch and Leona Bunch. William was the oldest of four children.
He married Shirl Bunch in Little Rock on May 19, 1962. They had four children.
He was employed by Allied Arkansas and Bearings and Drives as a purchasing agent for 35 years. William was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church. He enjoyed NASCAR, classic cars and showing his prize cars. His greatest joy in life was the time he spent with his daughters and granddaughters.
William was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Johnny and Bob Bunch.
William will be remembered by his loving wife, Shirl Bunch, and their children, Kimara Hogue, Pamela Surber and husband Jeff, Ginger Spann and husband John, and Angelyn Bunch; his granddaughters, Amber, Meredith and Rayna Hogue and Chole and Piper Spann.
He is also survived by one brother, Tommy Bunch; one aunt, Bobbie Bunch; and many family members and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills Funeral Home,10200 Hwy. 5 N. in Alexander.
A private burial service for family only will follow the funeral.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the funeral home.
Online guestbook: www.griffinleggettforesthills.com