Richard Ernest Bunyard



Richard Ernest Bunyard, age 77 of Laurinburg passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

Richard was born November 17, 1940 in East Chicago, Indiana the son of the late William Carl Bunyard and Vera Shinabarger. He was a veteran who proudly served in the United States Army. He retired after many years of service from West Point Stevens. Richard served as a member at Cross Pointe Church and loved to minister to others through his faith. He enjoyed racing and was an avid fan of NASCAR and enjoyed watching Scotland County football. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Judith Bremer.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Estelle Simmons Bunyard of the home; son, Richard “Richie” E. Bunyard (Mary) of Kissimmee, FL; sister, Patricia Bunyard of Cambria, CA; four grandchildren,two step grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a host of loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2018 at Cross Pointe Church with burial following in Hillside Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3:00 p.m. prior to the service on Monday, June 25th at the church.

Memorial donations may be given to Cross Pointe Church, P.O. Box 1046, Laurinburg, NC 28353.