John Russell Bunfill, Jr.

October 10, 1925 - August 9, 2012

10/10/1925 - 08/09/2012

Bunfill John, Jack Russell Jr., 86 of Shadyside, Ohio died Thursday, August 9, 2012 at the Shadyside Care Center.

Jack was born on October 10, 1925, the son of the late John R. and Pauline Butler Bunfill.

He was a member of the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church of Shadyside and owner of the Bellaire Music Center.

Jack was a marine veteran of WWII, a Shriner and an Elks member. As a music enthusiast, Jack led the Shriner’s marching band, played his tenor sax with friends in a quasi-professional band.

In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death by his beloved wife Helen Carroll Bunfill, a son, John Rusty Bunfill, III, and his sister Joyce Brown of Columbus,

Surviving are his children Karen Hughes and Cindy Bunfill of Columbus, Brady of Gonzales La., Lois Parker, Misty Kozlowski and Terry Tipton of Shadyside, eleven grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Sunday from 12 Noon to 7 pm where services will be held on Monday at 11 am with Rev. Randy Weaver officiating. Interment in the Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio with Full Military Honors conducted by the Moundsville Veteran’s Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church 3838 Lincoln Avenue Shadyside, Ohio 43947 or the Shadyside Fire Department Association 4210 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio 43947.

Share your thoughts and memories with Jack’s family at altmeyer.com.

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boyer simcox
7 years ago

cindy: i am so sorry for your loss. my thoughts are with you and i am in prayer for you and your family.

Daina
7 years ago

Dear Karen, Cindy, Brady, Lois, Misty and Terry, I’m sadden by the death of Uncle Jack, our Carroll family heritage is getting smaller and smaller. My deepest sympathy to all of you at this time with the loss of your Dad. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Love ya always, Daina and Dwaine

Lori Long Root
7 years ago

Dear Misty, Lois, Terry, Karen, Cindy and Brady,

Please accept my condolences on the loss of your Dad. I have so many great memories of Jack and spending time at your house with your wonderful, crazy family!!…..especially on Christmas Eve. That was the best!! I don’t think I have ever laughed as hard as I did when I was at the Bunfills.

Please know that I will be thinking of all of you during this difficult time. Love you!

Jerry Ault
7 years ago

Jack gave me my first job ever at the music store in 1956-1957. I mopped floors and helped repair music instruments with my friend Paul Schneider. I was always grateful for Jack giving me that first work experience. My sympathy goes out to his family.

Jerry Ault

Chris
7 years ago

Karen, Cindy, Brady, Lois, Misty and Terry –

I am so sorry to learn of Uncle Jack’s passing. It breaks my heart that I wasn’t able to be with all of you to say good-bye to him and offer my condolences in person as I was on vacation and only learned of his passing today.

You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Marc Sneddon
7 years ago

My condolances to the Bunfill family. I had the honor of taking care of Jack at Shadyside Care Center. He was a wonderful person. He will be greatly missed at the center. my thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in his family

Marc Sneddon

Todd Buzek
7 years ago

My heartfelt condolences….the loss of the father of such a fun loving,

positive & kind bunch is sad. He raised a great family of good folks. An excellent legacy. Thoughts & Prayers from the Buzek Family

Bob Ney
7 years ago

To the Bunfill Family

I was sorry to hear about the passing of Jack. He was one of the kindest persons that I have ever met. His sense of humor, gentile ways, concern for his family and community was wonderful. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of loss. The fond memories of his life with you over the years will help to ease the grief. God Bless

Bob Ney

Newark, Ohio

Scott Roeder
7 years ago

You have my deepest sympathies on the death of your Dad,My Uncle Jack,

Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer. Love you all bunches, Scott