Jonathan William Bunch, age 27, passed away at his residence in Starkville, Mississippi on October 11, 2013. A memorial service was held on Sunday, October 13 at 3 p.m. at the Providence Baptist Church in Grenada. He loved the outdoors, carpentry, music, gardening, growing things, woodworking, camping, and kayaking.
Jonathan lived in Irvington, Kentucky; Byram, Corinth, Woodville, and Carrollton, Mississippi with his family as they served in ministry to Baptist churches. He studied agriculture, engineering, and pre-nursing at Mississippi State University and MUW. He was baptized at East Corinth Baptist Church, Corinth, Mississippi. Jon leaves behind his grieving family and many friends whose lives he has touched. He will be remembered with love.
Jonathan was the beloved son of Gary Michael and Connie Marie Ellard Fleming Bunch. He is also survived by his brothers, Daniel Bunch and his wife, Jayme, Andrew Bunch; niece, Gracie; grandmothers, Jeannette Bunch and Connie Sue Ellard; as well as several, uncles, aunts and cousins. He was preceded in death by his two grandfathers, William Livingston Ellard and Harry Dean Bunch.