Published 4:50 pm Wednesday, October 5, 2022
SOUTHERN PINES, NC – Edgar “Harrell” Bunch, 83, a longtime resident of Fuquay Varina, relocated to Southern Pines, NC in 2021 and resided at Aegis Longleaf Home where he passed away peacefully on September 29, 2022.
Harrell was born May 6, 1939, to the late Edgar William and Laurina Bunch of Ahoskie, NC. On November 8, 1968, he married his sweetheart Sue Dilday Bunch in Bath, NC.
Harrell retired from the State as a purchasing agent for the NC Bureau of Investigation. He also worked many years with the City of Raleigh grounds and landscaping maintenance. After retirement, he became an active member of the Harnett County Seniors group and had served as president prior to the pandemic. He also was a proud member of Davie Masonic Lodge #39 in Ahoskie, NC. Harrell loved working in his woodshop and had a talent for creating many cherished items.
He and his wife Sue lived in the Fuquay Varina area for 30+ years, where they frequented Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church. They had recently relocated to Southern Pines to be closer to their children.
Mr. Bunch is survived by his wife of nearly 54 years, Sue; son Edgar “Lee”, his wife Danaka Bunch of Aberdeen, NC and other extended family.
Harrell was a loving father, husband, and friend to all he met. He will be deeply missed.
A special thank you the FirstHealth Hospice and Aegis Home Care team for their loving care and support.
A time of gathering and sharing of stories of remembrance will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
The family requests you consider a charitable contribution in his memory to The ALS Association https://www.als.org.
Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com.
Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.