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Wilbur Dexter X.O. Bunch

Wilbur Dexter X.O. Bunch
  • December 25, 1947 - August 25, 2021
  • Isle Of Palms, South Carolina
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  • North Charleston United Methodist Church
    1125 E. Montague Avenue
    North Charleston, SC 29405

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“Bunch Family I am so terribly sorry for your great Loss. Your Beautiful Loving Family are a testament to what a wonderful Man, Husband, Father and...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Susan Stullenbarger Kling - TX

“Dear June and family,On behalf of myself and the Bailey Family (Bob, Lessie, and Mary) we are deeply sorry for your loss and we celebrate Dexter's...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Dr. Robert T. Bailey, MD - AZ

“It is very sad to read of Dexter's passing. I have been Rotary friends with Dexter and the Bunch family since the early seventies. I have always held...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Richard Fennessy - Johns Island

“June, We were so very sorry to hear about the passing of Dexter. You and your family are in our prayers. God Bless all of you. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Ruby and Bob Jenkins - Friend

“Dear June and precious family, Ray and I want to offer our greatest sympathies to all of you. Dexter was a sweet and humble man, a friend to all. The...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Lynn Boltin - Hanahan, SC

“June, I am thinking of you. How very sad it is to lose someone to Alzheimers. It's like you lost your beloved husband twice. (((HUGS))) ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Elaine Moore Schupp

“Rest in Peach Dexter, you led,a fulfilled life with meaning and honor. You left your mark . Thank you for your friendship. Blessings and condolences...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Gordon King - Folly Beach, SC

“I was so sorry to read about Dexter's death. I was in the North Charleston Rotary Club with him and used to sit by him occasionally. I always...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Charles Williams - Mount Pleasant, SC

“So very sorry to read about Dexter! Our sympathy and prayer to the Bunch-Hooker families! Sincerely, The Smith, Ellison and Ginn Families NCHS '63,...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Wayne and Dawn Smith - Friend

“Our sorrow on hearing of Dexter's passing, our prayers for June and the family. ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: MarieTaylor- Elkins - GA - Friend

“I am so sorry to learn of Dexter's passing - a loss to your family and to the whole community. I was privileged to work with Dexter through the...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Sherry Martschink - Summerville, SC

“David & family, our hearts are saddened to learn of the loss of Dexter, he was by buddy & friend. Please know that you & yours are in our most...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Marcie & Sammie Douan - Friend

“My condolences. Prayers for you all. ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: David Owen - Charleston, SC

“My condolences to the family of Dexter. I remember him from high school as a true "Southern Gentleman" who was kind to all. ...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: H.E. Tuttle

“June and family, I am so sorry to hear the passing of Dexter. So many years have passed since I worked at Hughes Motors, but I have always kept up...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy Johnstone - Work

“June, David and the family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Dexter was a good friend that always made everyone feel welcome. You could always share...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Chuck Holmes - Spartanburg, SC

“June, I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your family. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie Reid (Poole)

“So sorry to hear about the loss of Dexter. I enjoyed working with when I first started at Hughes Motors 22 years ago. My Prayers go out to June and...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Steve Cooper

“So sorry for the loss of Dexter. My prayers will continue for June and the family. Pain and suffering my have left from his earthly body, but the...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Beth Weaver - No. Charleston, SC

“My heart hurts for all of you as I know how hard this is. June, you have been such a trooper during Dexter's illness. I know of no one that could...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Stephanie Coulter

“What a wonderful legacy Mr. Dexter leaves here in earth. And now,he is basking in the perfectness of heaven whole and free. The Dexter Bunch family...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Deeann Beers - Columbia, SC

“Dexter was among the warmest, most patient, generous, and friendliest members the SC Trucking Association has been blessed to have amongst its...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Rick Todd - Columbia, SC - Friend


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.