Funeral services for Herman Eugene “Gene” Bunyard will be at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home with Dr. Richard Wallace officiating. Burial will follow at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.
Herman Eugene “Gene” Bunyard, age 85, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019.
Gene retired from Gulf Oil Corporations as a driver after twenty-one years and Miller Transporters after fifteen years. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving under the fifth motor transport squadron in Seoul, Korea. He was a member of the Teamsters Union, Past Master Toomsuba Lodge 130, member EJ Knox King Solomon Lodge 130. He was a member of Hebron Baptist Church, ordained a deacon in January 1960, and served as a deacon and a Sunday school superintendent until April 1993 when he moved to Causeyville Baptist Church. He also served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, and training union director. He returned to Hebron in March 2011 where he again served as a deacon.
Gene loved his family deeply. He is survived by his daughter, Heather Cates (Keith); his granddaughter, Harley Riley (Jacob); his son in law, Kelly Todd; his black angus cows and his Hebron Baptist Church family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of fifty-six years, Ruby Bunyard.
Pall bearers will be John Keeley, Robert Delma Carlisle, H.F. Boswell, E.F. Dickens, Darrion Goudy, and Chester Goudy.
Visitation will begin at 10:30 on Thursday, March 14 at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertbarhamffh.com.
Robert Barham Family Funeral Home
6300 Hwy 39 North
Meridian, MS 39305