Mr. James Bunk Hubert Fortune

January 16, 1912February 25, 2012

FORTUNE, JAMES H. “Bunk” age 100, died Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Avalon Hospice, Flint. Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at the Reigle funeral Home, 5501 W. Pierson Rd., Flushing, MI. Pastor Tedd Culver officiating. Interment at Bendle Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. James was born January 16, 1912 in Center, Mississippi to parents Lee and Margie (Myers) Fortune. He was a member of Ainsworth Baptist Church. Bunk retired from the Flint School System maintenance department and had worked as a farmer for many years before in Missouri. Surviving are wife Mary, of 71 years; sister Lora Lee Chilton; many loving nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. Condolences may be left On-Line at



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  • Visitation Monday, February 27, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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Vernell O'Hara

February 29, 2012

Dear Aunt Eula, What a splendid example of a Christian Committment you two have given us. Some of my fondest memories are visiting you two on the farm down south. Uncle Bunk will be missed.You are in my thoughts and prayers and we are here for you like you have always been for us. All my love, Vernell, Chuck, and family.

Jerry, Mary, Paige Williams

February 27, 2012

Mary please know you are in our prayers and Bunk will be missed!! Both of you were wonderful examples of christians. We enjoyed his stories and memories of times past. You are both loved!!! We would also like to offer condolences to the rest of your family!! love and prayers Jerry, Mary Williams and Paige also.

Renee Putnam

February 27, 2012

Sorry about your husband's passing. I know you will miss him. You are in my prayers. I love you.

Terri and Jon Wolfe

February 26, 2012

Aunt Mary, My heart is with you and all of my family there. I wish I could be there to hold your hands and hug you all. Uncle Bunk is truly loved and will be missed. He touched so many with his kindness and will be remebered in all our hearts.

February 26, 2012

Dear Mary and Family, I was saddened to learn that Bunk was gone, but I know he is now with our Lord. He was always so kind and gentle with all of us. I am glad he was blessed with a 100 years! Richard and I have wonderful memories of our association with you both. We love you. (I am out west and will not be home in time for the service but you will be in my prayers.)

--Dot Sample

Michele and Pastor Tedd Culver

February 26, 2012

Mary and Family, please know that you are in our prayers at this difficult time. Bunk always let God shine through in everything he did. We will miss him, and are praying for God's peace and comfort.

Euel and Marie Henderson

February 25, 2012

Mary and Family, Sorry to learn of Bunks passing. Our hearts go out to you during this time of loss. May you cherish the wonderful memories you have made together and celebrate the brightness of a life well-lived. Take peace in having the assurance of knowing you will be together again in heaven. We are here for you when needed.