James Pettigrew Bunn, III, age 67, of Elizabeth City, NC, died June 12, 2013. “Jimmy” was the son of the late Richard Speight Bunn and the late Virginia Thurman Bunn. He was born in Rocky Mount, NC. He is survived by his sister, Barbara Bunn Brown & husband, Stephen; his sister, Sarah Virginia Bunn Lamb “Jenny”& husband Marshall; his brother, Richard Speight Bunn, Jr. “Todie” & wife Sharon; nieces, Jacqueline & Ivy, and nephews, Stephen, Speight, Jonathan, Jackson, Parker, & Porter. He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Elizabeth Bunn Martin.
Jimmy had a lifelong handicap that many would view as a deficiency. For Jimmy, it was an asset that he turned into humor, into kindness, and into humility. He was loving, and he was loved. He had many friends. He truly touched the lives and hearts of all that knew him.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Evangelical Methodist Church, 820 Okisko Rd, Elizabeth City, 27909, on Tuesday, June 18, at 2:00 p.m.
The family asks that memorial gifts be directed to: Evangelical Methodist Church, or to Christ Episcopal Church, 200 S. McMorrine St., Elizabeth City, NC 27909.
Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Bunn family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences