Robert C. “Bob” Bunting Sr., 90, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019 at his home in Bumpass, Va. Bob was born August 22, 1928, in Portsmouth, to Carlyle and Lillian Bunting.
Bob was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1956 and was an iron worker, who worked hard to become a business agent for the Local Union #28 out of Richmond. After completion of two terms, he worked as superintendent for numerous commercial structural steel and rigging companies. Bob was a jokester and enjoyed the simple pleasures of life. He loved to go boating, spend time on the river, and with his great grandchildren. Bob was a spiritual man and was involved with the Masonic Lodge, Shriners, and church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy W. Bunting; his son, Robert C. Bunting Jr. and his wife; his grandchildren, Amy Wilson and her husband and Robert C. Bunting III; his great-grandchildren, Hope Matkins, Katelyn Wilson, Hayden Bunting, Breeana Wilson, Courtney Wilson, Ainsley Bunting, and Brice Wilson.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Bob touched are invited to Woodward Funeral Home, 200 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa, Va.23093 from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 12 for visitation.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13 at South Anna Baptist Church, 9071 Cross County Rd, Mineral, Va. 23117.