Richard Doyle Bunkley

Died: Sat., Mar. 9, 2019

Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Sat., Mar. 16, 2019
Location: The Gazebo at Laura Walker Park

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Mr. Richard Doyle Bunkley, age 63, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Baptist Medical Center North in Jacksonville, FL, due to complications resulting from congestive heart failure. 

He was born May 8, 1955, in Jacksonville, FL as the oldest son of James and Angelia Carter Bunkley. 

He was a husband, father, brother, friend, craftsman, teacher, and coach — all roles he cherished. He will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by those who loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his younger brother, Martin. 

Survivors include his wife, Anita Kelley Bunkley; five adult children, Richard Derek Bunkley, St. Marys, Justin Bunkley, David (Kelli) Bunkley, Sarah (Zach) Bunkley and Erin Bunkley; 10 grandchildren, Alec, JulieAnn, Richard Drew, Adam Asher, Brianna, James, Johnny, Thomas, Hazel Grace and Maggie; three younger brothers and a younger sister, James, Anita, Patrick, and Daniel, and a host of nieces and nephews, and their children. 

A memorial service honoring his life will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, from the Gazebo at the Laura S. Walker State Park near Waycross. 

All who knew him are welcome to attend.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements. 

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Estelle Smith Rivera
   Posted Tue March 12, 2019
My husband and I went to school with Richard. He was always such a sweet guy and a fierce football player. We extend our sincerest sympathy to his family at this sad time. I know he will be missed.

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