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John Nelson Bunnell
John Nelson Bunnell, age 86, of New Concord, KY (formerly of Hamlin) passed away Monday, September 16, 2019, at Baptist Health Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He was a member of the West Murray Church of Christ. He was a teacher, principal, as well as a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Lions Club for over 60 years, a member of the Woodmen Life Chapters 592 in Murray and the American Legion Post 73.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Sappington Bunnell; his parents, Carlos and Myrrell Bunnell; five sisters, Artie Belle Bunnell, Maeola Rigg, Ruby Mires, Elizabeth Borders, and Geneva Grady; three brothers, William Paul Bunnell, Sydney Bunnell, and Don Bunnell.
He is survived by one daughter, Phyllis Gutting (Sidney) of Murray; one brother-in-law, John Paul Grady; one sister-in-law, Annell Bunnell.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery with military honors provided by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Winn Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. until service time on Thursday.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Murray, Ky.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.winnfuneralhome.com
Dear Phyllis and Sid,
Whatever words I may get to express today about "John" - it will fall far short of what he meant to me and my family and extended family. So many great memories...I was always intrigued how he wanted to share those things that he loved with others...he was always kind to me - even the few times we may have disagreed on matters that now seem so trivial (he probably realized that)...I love him and my heart aches, but as I consider his life and his love for the Lord - even in sorrow I can rejoice in HOPE...I pray that you both "hold fast" with confidence and that same rejoicing as I am certain you will...
You and Sid are so dear to us...
In the coming weeks if there is anything you need (even just to talk) - don't hesitate to call upon us!!
May God continue to bless us all with His grace!!!
In His Love,
David & Cheryl Morrison
David C. Morrison Jr Sep 19 2019 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss.
Jake England Sep 18 2019 12:00 AM
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Expression of Sympathy Sep 18 2019 12:00 AM
THANKYOU FOR THE TRIP. IT MEANT A LOT TO ME IN SO MANY WAYS. PLACES THAT I NEVER THOUGH I WOULD SEE IN MY LIFETIME. I WILL MISS YOU AND I LOVE YOU, WILL BE WITH THE FAMILY. SURE DO MISS MY MOM AND DAD,
LURLINE MIRES Sep 17 2019 12:00 AM
An A Garden Path was ordered on September 17, 2019
Expression of Sympathy Sep 17 2019 12:00 AM
Thank you so much Lurline, so glad you could be a watchful eye for me during the trip. All the way home he spoke of how much he enjoyed it. See you soon.
Phyllis Bunnell Gutting Sep 17 2019 12:00 AM