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.

About Don Weber

Don Weber joined cn|2 when it launched back in May 2010 and soon became a reporter for Pure Politics. He is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and has spent many years covering everything from politics to sports. Don says he loves meeting new people everyday as part of his job and also enjoys the fact that no two days are the same when he comes to work. Don Weber can be reached at donald.weber@charter.com.

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