1945 ~ 2020
Date of Death: April 6, 2020
In profound sadness, the staff of Veasley Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. want to express our sincere condolences to the Bunch family. William’s earthly temple is now resting in the care of Rowell-Parish Mortuary. Revelations 21:4 says "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death; nor sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain, for the former things are passed away." Be assured that in the days ahead you will surely gain strength from the memories of Mr. William Bunch.
Derrick Veasley ~ Director
Henry Veasley ~ Director
Pastor E.C. Maltbia ~ Chaplain
William Vernail Bunch was born on October 26, 1945 to the late Liget and Leguria Bunch in Poteau, Oklahoma. He was also preceded in death by a son, William V. Bunch, Jr. and a daughter, Felicia G. Bunch.
William was baptized at an early age after accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour in California. He was a member of God’s House of Prayer and Praise in Spiro, Oklahoma. He attended the Spiro Public Schools and was a graduate of Douglas High School. After high school, he joined the Army and spent eight years serving our country. Upon return home, he became a carpenter and worked many years in the Construction Industry.
William truly cherished his beautiful union of 54 years with Billie (Grisby) Bunch. They lived in Fort Coffee, Oklahoma, and to this union four children were born. Billie proclaims, “William was the Best Husband a woman could have and a father who was always made magic happen for his family.”
William leaves to cherish his loving memories his wife, Billie Bunch of Spiro, Oklahoma; a son, Travis (Destiny) Bunch of Spiro, Oklahoma; a daughter, Audrey Bunch of Spiro, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Jonathan Smith, Isaiah Smith, Aaron Smith, Solomon Smith, Tyair Bunch, Tionne Bunch, Brookley Neely and Rayden Neely; a great-grand daughter, Maya R. Smith; four brothers, Vernon (Betty) Bunch, George (Carol) Bunch all four of Spiro, Oklahoma, Christopher (Brenda) Bunch of Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Donald (Joann) Bunch of Spiro, Oklahoma; three sisters, Maggie Lee, Mable (Jimmy) Lee, and Cathy (Phillip) Mack all five of Spiro, Oklahoma, and a host of nephews, nieces, many relatives and friends.
*By executive order of the Governor to protect public health and safety, and based on current Federal laws and city ordinances, Veasley Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. has a adopted the following temporary rules and regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
1. FAMILY ONLY AT FUNERALS/GRAVESIDE SERVICES LIMITED TO 25 PEOPLE
2. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL NOT HAVE CHAIRS FOR SEATING
3. ONLY 10 PEOPLE MAY COME TO THE FUNERAL HOME FOR INITIAL VIEWINGS
4. NO LIMOUSINE SERVICE
5. NO PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS OF FUNERALS VIA NEWSPAPER, WEBSITE, OR STAFF
6. NO PUBLIC VISITATIONS OR WAKES