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Obituaries

Richard Wayne Bunn

Bunn Richard 2Richard Wayne Bunn, 71, of Bedford, died Monday, December 31, 2018. He was born in St. Marys, PA on December 20, 1947 a son of the late Daniel Allen Bunn and Mercedes Fodge Bunn. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia McBrayer Bunn; a son, Daniel Jon Bunn; and a brother, Jon Allen Bunn. Richard was a Vietnam Era Veteran serving his country in the United States Navy. He was involved for many years with Bedford County Special Olympics and was a bus driver for Holy Cross in Lynchburg and then for Bedford County Public Schools. He is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Bunn, Angela Bunn both of Bedford; grandson, Logan Bunn of Bedford, VA; sister, Tommajean Young of Emporium, PA; and several nieces and nephews. No services will be held. Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360 is assisting the family.

Scheduled Services


Elizabeth "Betsy" Hopkins Stewartson, 81, of Bedford, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 20, at Main St. United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut St., Bedford.


Charles Benjamin Russell, 95, of Bedford, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019. A memorial service will be held 3:00 - 8:00 p.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Bower Center, 305 N Bridge St, Bedford, VA 24523.