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.
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.
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.