1947 Wilbur 2021

Wilbur Dexter X.O. Bunch

December 25, 1947 — August 25, 2021

Wilbur Dexter X.O. Bunch, 73, of Isle Of Palms and Hanahan, SC, husband of June Hooker Bunch died on August 25th after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Visitation will be on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM at the J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Rd., North Charleston, SC.
A memorial service will be held at North Charleston United Methodist Church on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 3:00PM. Please wear a mask and observe social distancing.

Dexter was born in Charleston, SC, on December 25, 1947 to the late Cathryn Smith Bunch and X.O. Bunch, Junior. He grew up in North Charleston, graduated from North Charleston High School and The Citadel, class of 1969.

He retired as President of Bunch Leasing Company, and Vice President of Bunch Truck Group. He was active for many years in the South Carolina Trucking Association and had served as Board Treasurer. Dexter was a past president of the North Charleston Rotary Luncheon Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow and a member of the Hibernian Society.

He was a lifelong member of North Charleston United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife of 51 years, Dexter is survived by his five children whom he adored: Kimberly Drake, (Robert Vestrand), Duncan Bunch, (Stephanie), Darcie Mullinax, (Kert), Anna Bunch, (Craig Herring) and Maggie Kindt, (John).

His nine grandchildren were the light of his life: Noah Drake, Isabella Drake, Caleb Vestrand, Shepherd Bunch, Dax Bunch, Kam Mullinax, Brooks Mullinax, Trux Kindt and River Kindt.

Other survivors include his amazing brother, David, (Judy) of Awendaw, his sisters-in-law, Brenda Hood of Beaufort, Stephanie Coulter (Petey Moreland) of North Charleston, brother-in-law, Rodney Hooker, (Jenny) of Vance, SC as well as many nieces and nephews.

Dexter is also survived by his "adopted" son, Andre Carvalho (Silvana) of Fortaleza, Brazil, bonus daughter, Beth Branstetter and her son, Nolan, of Charleston.

Many other children graced the Bunch household over the years and considered Dexter a second dad.

Memorials may be made to the X.O. Bunch Junior '40 Scholarship in Civil Engineering, The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409-6230, or North Charleston United Methodist Church, 1125 East Montague Ave., North Charleston, SC 29405.
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Service Schedule

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Saturday, August 28, 2021

4:00 - 6:00pm

J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Northwoods Chapel

2180 Greenridge Rd, North Charleston, SC 29406

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Memorial Service

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Starts at 3:00pm

North Charleston United Methodist Church

1125 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405

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