Funeral services finalized for former State Rep. Dewayne Bunch

07/12/2012 03:58 PM

Funeral arrangements have been set for former Whitley County high school teacher and state legislator Rep. Dewayne Bunch who died Wednesday from head injuries that he suffered while trying to break up a fight between two boys in the high school cafeteria on April 12, 2011.

Bunch, 50, caught a punch while trying to break the fight up which caused him to hit his head on the floor. He was knocked unconscious.

Visitation will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Croley Funeral Home in Williamsburg. A Masonic Lodge service will then be conducted, followed by the funeral service at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Croley
addition of Hyland Park Cemetery in Williamsburg. Military gravesite honors will be conducted by the Kentucky National Guard.

Bunch spent 23 years in the Kentucky National Guard which included service in Iraq.

Dan Ballou, Gary Taylor, Terry Huddleston, Bear Lancaster, JR Peace, James York, Danny Ford, Bobby Freeman, Tom Cline and Alex Patrick will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the citizens of the 82nd district.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dewayne Bunch Scholarship Fund at Forcht Bank of Williamsburg and Corbin.

Don Weber

Don Weber is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News and covers politics and education on Pure Politics, Kentucky’s only nightly program dedicated to state politics. Don is a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of Northern Kentucky University. He spent many years covering sports in the Northern Kentucky area before shifting primarily to politics. You can watch Don’s work weeknights at 7:00 and 11:30 on Pure Politics, available exclusively on Spectrum News, HD Channels 403 and 715. If you have a story idea you can reach Don at donald.weber@charter.com.

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