DON BUNTON, 71, passed away on June 27, 2019,
in Abilene, TX, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery
at Ranger, TX.
Born in Graham, TX on Nov. 13, 1947, Don was the
son of Oscar Denwood Bunton & Geneva Ann (Bowen)
Bunton. He was a 1966 graduate of Ranger High
School in Ranger, TX and attended Ranger Jr.
College where he met Linda Doris Davis (RJC-1968),
whom he married in Jan. of 1969, in Abilene. Don
graduated from The University of Texas at Austin
- School of Pharmacy in 1971, and that same year
moved to Munday, TX. He began working for the Smith
family at Smith Drug & Grace Gift Center, which he
purchased in 1985 and owned and operated until 2004.
He most recently was working in Rotan, TX at Fisher
County Hospital where he retired two months ago.
In Munday, Don was a deacon and elder in the Munday
Church of Christ. He also served on the Knox County
Hospital District Board of Directors and was a past
president of the hospital district. Don was an avid
and loyal University of Texas Longhorn fan. He loved
to golf and fish.
Don was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Lee Bunton
in 2018; his father; his mother who died when he was
six years of age; & his stepmother, Opal Boles Bunton.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Bunton of Abilene;
son, Mike Bunton & wife Kassie of Plains, TX; daughter,
Cheryl Bunton Green and husband Luke of Lubbock, TX;
and three grandchildren, Ty Houtchens of Lubbock, and
Desi Bunton and Macy Bunton of Plains.