Robert Rex Bunch
9/15/1950 - 7/18/2018
||Coker-Mathews Funeral Home
5100 Interstate 30 (at US-69)
Greenville, TX 75402
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COKER-MATHEWS FUNERAL HOME
5100 Interstate 30
7/20/2018 at 6:00 P.M.
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Robert “Rex” Bunch, 67, of Greenville, passed away on July
18, 2018, at Hunt Regional Medical Center.
Memorial services will be Friday at 6:00 PM at
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Royce Litchfield officiating. Rex
was the son of John L. Bunch and Minnie Imogene Bunch. Rex was born in
Osaka, Japan on September 15, 1950. He served in the United States Air
Force as a radio specialist, from 1969-1972. He was stationed in Germany for
most of his military career. Rex married the love of his life, Mickie A.
Smith, in 1978. They lived in Temple, TX before moving to Greenville, TX.
Mickie and Rex had two wonderful children, Sarah Morrison, 34, and Jonathon
Bunch, 39. Rex and Mickie were married for forty years. Rex retired from
Raytheon, where he was a configuration manager. Rex attained his Bachelor’s
Degree in Computer Science from East Texas University.
Rex was fun-loving, hard-working, filled with faith in God, and an all-around
lovable teddy bear. Rex enjoyed sitting around the kitchen table and sharing
memories and stories with family and friends. He also enjoyed learning about
historical events and belonged to the American Legion, where he was twice a
Commander. Rex fought valiantly against cancer twice, a stroke and
paralysis across thirteen years. Rex was an eternal optimist, always believing
the best and looking forward to the future.
Rex is survived by his wife Mickie Anne Bunch of Greenville,
son Jonathan Michael Bunch, daughter Sarah Anne Bunch-Morrison, brother Leslie
Bunch and sisters Sue, Linda, and Judy Bunch, his In-Laws Mitchell “Mike” and Janet
Rex is preceded in death by his parents, John L. Bunch and
Minnie Imogene Bunch, step-mother June
Beatrice Bunch, brothers, William Bruce Bunch and John Richard Bunch.