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Arvil Parke Bunn

Sep. 12, 1930 - Jul. 9, 2017

Date of Service: Jul. 17, 2017

Arvil Parke Bunn

Burley – Arvil Parke Bunn, age 86 of Burley, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, at the Mini Cassia Care Center in Burley, Idaho.

Parke, as he was known, was born September 12, 1930, in Santa Barbara, California, to William Arvil and Katherine Parke Bunn. He married June Masters Bunn on March 27, 1970 and through that union became a father to four children and a grandfather to many.

Parke attended schools in Burley and served in the United States Army from 1951-1953. Upon returning home he attended college in Pocatello, getting a diesel mechanic certificate. He spent most of his life in and around Burley, farming and truck driving. He loved to share stories of the past, hunting trips with lifelong friends, and visits from his neighbors and many grandchildren. He is loved by many and will be missed.

He is survived by his daughter, Christine (John Banks); 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; his brother, Ned Bunn; and sister, Gladys (Wright). He was preceded in death by his wife, June; parents, William and Katherine; three sons, Tom, Terry and Don; his brother, Neil; and sister, Doris (Warr).

A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - View Church, 554 S 490 E, of Burley, Idaho.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Rasmussen Funeral Home of Burley.