By HND Staff
KALAMA, Wash. Ronald J. Bunton, 58, of Kalama, Wash., died Friday, July 5, 2002, at a hospice in Longview, Wash.
A memorial service has taken place.
Bunton was born March 24, 1944, in Havre to Arthur J. and Mildred Agnes Bunton.
Bunton was a journeyman machinist at Longview Fibre Co. for 30 years. He retired four years ago.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing his guitar and playing with his cat, Smokey.
He is survived by his significant other, Kathleen D. Hickman; children, Theresa Marie Bunton of Longview, Wash., Kurtiss Jay Bunton of Kelso, Wash., Bobby Kay Leider of Kelso, Wash., and Kandi Leigh Bunton of Kalama; stepdaughter, Andrea Anderson of Mossyrock, Wash.; sister, Lana Whitaker of Great Falls; brother, Kim Bunton of Kremlin; and nine grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care Center, Box 2067, Longview, WA 98632.
Columbia Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.