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Master Gunnery Sergeant Robert Bunting, USMC Retired

Robert A. "Bob" Bunting, of O'Fallon, Missouri, died on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at the age of 68.mgysgt_bunting_-_lha4

Dear son of the late Robert John Bunting and Ruth Catherine Garger; loving husband of Mary E. Bunting (nee: McRoy); devoted father of Kathleen (Marc) Reutter, Deborah (Thomas) Moutray, Ricky (Tammy) Bunting and Kenneth (Kelly) Bunting; dear grandfather of Michael, Kylene, Curtis, Tyler, Amanda, Dawn, Tarah, Timothy, Melissa, Ashley, Jacob, Hailey, Pamela, Chelcee, Aaron and Kenneth; dear great-grandfather of Jordan, Caleb, Ayden, Wesley, Mason, Faith & Hope, Jayvion and Lexcee; dear brother of Ruth Ann Bunting and Joseph (Donna) Garger; dear step son of Joseph Garger; dear brother-in-law of Margaret Parks, Walter McRoy, Jr., Lil & Bill Kelly, Linda & Leon Hill. He was a dear nephew, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to all who knew him.

Mr. Bunting retired from the US Marine Corps as a Master Gunnery Sgt E9, after 28 1/2 years of service. He was also a member of American Legion Post #313 and Voiture 1541. He had formerly served as a Lampiste for Voiture National.Services. The family is being served by The BAUE Funeral Home, 311 Wood Street, O'Fallon, MO where visitation will be held Thursday, March 13, 2008, 3:00-8:00 p.m. with an American Legion Service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service 9:00 a.m., Friday, March 14, 2008 at Baue Funeral Home O'Fallon. He will be interred at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to American Legion Post #313 or Voiture 1541.

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Bob was a Nassau plankowner and reported aboard as a Master Sergeant in the Executive Department and served in a logistics capacity for combat cargo.