Warren K. Bunting

January 31, 1932September 16, 2011

Warren K. Bunting, age 79, of rural Bone Gap, IL., passed into Eternity at 4:05 in the evening, Friday, September 16, 2011, at Deaconnes Hospital, Evansville, IN, surrounded by his family.

Warren was born January 31, 1932 to Beulah (Mason) and Conard Bunting in Samsville, IL. He married Rowena Buckles on March 4, 1950 at the First Christian Church Parsonage in West Salem, IL. Warren thoroughly enjoyed farming and also worked for several years at Pacific Press and Shear as a welder. He was a member of the Lancaster Church of Christ. He also held membership for 50 years at the West Salem Masonic Lodge #866.

Warren was preceded in death by his parents, one brother; Max Allen Bunting, and one grandson; Philip Gerlach.

He is survived by his wife of over 61 years; Rowena, of Bone Gap, IL., one son; Mike (Katherine) Bunting, of the Samsville, IL. area, two daughters: Nancy (George) Gerlach and Darla (Jeff) Bradham, all of West Salem, IL. Three sisters also survive: Connie Williams of Fairfield, IL, Wanda (Jerry) Welhousen of Olney, IL., and Dixie Meurer of Sun City West, AZ. Five grandsons survive: Russel (Seily) Gerlach of Wayne City, IL., Michael Brandon (Amanda) Bunting of the Samsville, IL area, Adam (Melinda) Bunting of Fairfield, IL., Austin Rodgers, currently employed in Chongqing, China and Daniel Rodgers of West Salem, IL. and four great grandchildren also survive: Max and Clive Gerlach, Rebecca Harwell and Adam E. Bunting.

Funeral service for Warren Bunting will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at the Ingram Funeral Home, West Salem, IL. Officiating will be Bro. Mike Knepper and Bro. Carson Root. Burial to follow at Shiloh Cemetery, rural Samsville, IL. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 PM, Monday, September 19, at Ingram Funeral Home, with Masonic Services conducted at 7PM. To honor Warren, his bright red tractor will be parked in front of the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Lancaster Church of Christ or the Lancaster Christian School.



  • Funeral Tuesday, September 20, 2011


  • Final Earthly Resting Place, Officiating

Warren K. Bunting

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Sherry Harder

September 28, 2011

Nancy: I will remember til the day i pass, reading a message from you and George on the obituary for my you and your family are the receivers...know that you all have been in my prayers for months, during Warrens' illness...and will continue to be for many months to come. Thank you for allowing my team and i to assist you all as you said goodbye...much love, Sherry Psalm 27:1

Ron Gawthorp

September 26, 2011

Joyce and I express our most sincere condolences for your loss of Warren. He was one of God's best creations. God bless all of you.

David Deischer

September 20, 2011

My prayers are with you all. May you feel God's comfort and strength in your time of mourning.

Stephanie Duncan

September 19, 2011

Keeping you all in my thoughts & prayers!

Lynn, Michael and Daniel Yates

September 19, 2011

Although we can't be with you while you remember your loved one, you're in our thoughts from afar.


Warrens Parents..Beulah & Conard


Just a little shaver!


The BIG day! March 4, 1950 Wedding Bells were Ringing!