Mr. William Harvey “Bill” Bunce, 75, of 316 North Blvd. passed away at his home on Monday evening, February 26, 2018 with his family by his side.
A Funeral Service to honor his life will be held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Ameen and Rev. Vernon Braswell officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery.
Born on May 8, 1942 in Cumberland County, William was the son of the late Bessie Raynor and James Harvey Bunce, and the widower of Lillie Mae Bunce. He was the Owner & Operator of “Poor Bill Bunce Pork Skins” (and known as "Bill" by all his customers on his route) and was also a longtime member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was an honest, kind and hardworking man who was respected by everyone who knew him.
He is survived by three sons: William David Bunce of Lillington, Robert Alan Bunce of Wade, James Charlton “Charlie” Bunce and wife, Tracy of Wade; companion, Anita Hinson Shipp; sister, Lib Cox of Fayetteville; brother, James Earl Bunce and wife, Ann of Eastover; a stepson, James Ray Honeycutt of Raleigh; stepdaughter, Brenda Honeycutt Smith and husband, Perry of Turkey; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Juanita and Helen.
The entire family want to express their deep appreciation to the staff of Liberty Homecare & Hospice, especially his nurses, Amanda Wright and Edna Murphy. The kindness, love and compassion shown to Mr. Bunce will never be forgotten. He was blessed by your outstanding care.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service, beginning at 1:00 pm; and other times at his home.
Royal-Hall is honored to serve the Bunce Family.