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Winn Funeral Home
Tuesday January 21st, 2014
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Wednesday January 22nd, 2014

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Sydney W. Bunnell

Sydney W. Bunnell age 95 of Bowling Green and formerly of Hodgenville passed away Friday January 17, 2014 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green . He was a Hart County native, He was a member of the Larue County Church of Christ in Hodgenville and had been worshiping at Greenwood Park Church of Christ in Bowling Green where he reisded with his youngest daughter and her husband the last year of his life. He was a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from Armco Steel Corporation in Horse Cave . He was a farmer,, school bus driver, truck driver and traveling salesman but was best known for his love and restoration of antique Avery tractors and antique gas engines.

He was preceded in death by his parents , Carlos Bunnell and Myrrell Davis Bunnell, his wife of 72 years. Judelle Bunnell, his son-in-law, Billy Rippy, sisters, Artie Belle Bunnell, Mae Ola Rigg and a brother, Paul Bunnell. He was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, B. R. Reynolds, Jr.

He is survived by his children, Sydney M. Bunnell & his wife Sue of Cave City, James W. Bunnell & his wife JoNell of Decatur, Alabama, Judith Howell & her husband William Nelson of Cave City, David L. Bunnell & his wife Janice of Hardyville, Patricia Rippy of Russellville , and Marilyn King & her husband Ernie of Bowling Green. His brothers and sisters, Don Bunnell & his wife Anelle , Nelson Bunnell & his wife Margaret, Elizabeth Borders, Ruby Mires and Geneva Grady & her husband John Paul. A sister-in-law, Lou Reynolds and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Genie Hogan. 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday January 22, 2014 in the Chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to the Larue County Church of Christ 1136 Old Elizabethtown Road , Hodgenville , Ky.  42748

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I'm so sorry that your loved one fell asleep in death. I encourage you to keep God's resurrection promise in mind as you look ahead to the time when "death will be no more" and "all those in the memorial tombs will hear Jesus' voice and come out." (Revelation 21:3-5, John 5:28, 29). Remember...Jesus assures us: "I am the resurrection and the life. The one, who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life." (John 11:25). For reliable Christian information on how to deal with the loss of a loved one Please visit www.jw.org

Monica Jan 29 2014 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies.

Shirley Edwards and Family

Shirley Edwards Jan 22 2014 12:00 AM

To the entire King family - our sincere condolences at your loss.  To my FRIEND Marilyn, feel not only my arms around you but those of our Lord's as we comfort you in this time.

Karla and Chuck Messenger Jan 21 2014 12:00 AM

Sydney, so sorry about your Dad. Sorry we cant come down but Barbara is scheduled for surgery tomorrow. Just think of the good memories and be thankful you had him as long as you did, I know this does take care of the pain of his loss. I lost my Dad when I was 23 and I still miss him. Keep the faith and we will remember you and family in our prayers. Charlie

Charles Brooks Jan 21 2014 12:00 AM

To the Bunnell Family,

You have my deepest sympathy.  Syndey was a wonderful Christian man.  I remember all the days at Gilead Church of Christ.

I am sorry for your loss.

Belinda Waters-Culton Jan 20 2014 12:00 AM

To the Bunnell Family,
May you each be comforted by God's love and hold to your memories. May God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you during this difficult time. Bless you all.

David & Phyllis Ross Jan 20 2014 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of your father's passing.  May God give you peace during this difficult time.

Bob & Linda Hunt, Merida Jolly Jan 19 2014 12:00 AM