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Earl C. "Boone" Bundy Jr.August 11, 1928 ~ November 12, 2017 (age 89)
Earl C. “Boone” Bundy Jr., was called home on Nov. 12, 2017, at his home. He was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Craigsville to Earl C. Bundy Sr. and Martha Augusta (Fischer) Bundy. He was a long-time volunteer at ACMH Hospital and truly enjoyed being a patient escort. He was a member of Franklin Union Baptist Church serving as a deacon, trustee, Sunday school teacher and member of the choir. He was a Staff Sergeant in the Korean War serving from 1947 until his honorable discharge in 1952. He was a radio repairman on the front lines, an extremely dangerous position, radioing back positions for air strikes during the war. He started his working career with West Penn Power in 1953 retiring in 1988 as Lead Lineman with 35 years of service. He was an avid baseball player, claiming he hit the longest home run during a game in Worthington. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing the game. He loved watching the Steelers, Penn State and Pitt football games. He loved vacationing with his wife and children and his brother, Bill, in the Outer Banks, NC. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Louise (Edwards) Bundy, whom he married on May 11, 1956. He is survived by four children, Tierney L. Simmons, Earl C. Bundy III and his wife Pamela, Pamela A. Gladysiewski and her husband Todd, Valerie L. Mechling and her husband, Keith. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren; Travis and Bethany Simmons, Tristin Wark, Joshua and LeeAnne Bundy, Brittany and David Pore, Nina Gladysiewski, Alexander Gladysiewski, Kathryn Gladysiewski, Mya Gladysiewski, Kezia Pennington, Leann Mechling, and Kayla and Tyler Morris. Twelve great-grandchildren complete the family circle whom also survive him; Alice and Henry Simmons, Scarlett Wark, McKenna, Delaney, Turner and Beckett Pore, Hudson, Sullivan, and Lincoln Bundy, Lexis Pennington, and Nova Morris. Of all 11 children born to his parents, two sisters remain; Helen Raves and Maybelle Claypoole. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Lloyd, Leroy, Bill, and Robert Bundy; and his sisters, Winifred Ulisky, Betty Geopfert and Esther Cataldi. Visitation will be at F. Duane Snyder Funeral Home in Worthington on Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Additional viewing will be held on Thursday Nov. 16, 2017, from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. in the Franklin Union Baptist Church, Worthington Pa. with his church pastor Rev. Scott Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Franklin Union Baptist Church Cemetery.
Franklin Union Baptist Church
772 Claypoole Road Worthington,PA 16262,