Gerald W. Bunn

Born: Mon., Aug. 13, 1928
Died: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019


Visitation

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 28, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 28, 2019
Location: G. J. Gonce Funeral Home, P.A.


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Mar. 01, 2019
Location: G. J. Gonce Funeral Home, P.A.


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Gerald W. Bunn Obituary
Port St. Lucie, Florida - Gerald W. "Bill" Bunn, aged 90, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of Gerald R. Bunn and Theresa G. Bunn.
He is survived by his daughter Sally Crisp, and son- in- law Alvin Crisp of Selbyville, Delaware, and daughter Amy Dahan of Stuart Florida.  In addition, Bill is survived by his sister,  Sister Susanne Bunn, Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart.  Bill was the beloved "Pop" to four grandchildren; Gerald "Keith" Bunn, Thomas "McKenna" Walinski, David Crisp and Dr. Mollie Crisp-Rugila.  He also had  five great grandchildren; Lindsay and Ashley Bunn, and Anthony and Meilyn Crisp, and Arizona Bunn.  He leaves behind a wealth of neices and nephews and a host of life- long friends.  In addition Bill leaves his companion and love, Joan Meyd.
Bill was preceeded in death by his wife of sixty-two years, Charlotte R. Bunn, their son Gerald H. Bunn  and grandson Gerald Keith Bunn, as well as John Bunn who was Bill's brother.
Bill was a graduate of Baltimore's Poly Technical Institute and he attended the McCoy School of Engineering in Baltimore.  He was an Engineer for Baltimore City Parks and Recreation.  He started working for the city at age 18 and retired after many years of service , but worked for Parks and Recreation until age 80 on a contractual basis during the summers.  Bill and his wife Charlotte were "snow birds" enjoying winters in their condo in Stuart, Florida.  In addition they were both avid world travelers.  Bill built their home in 1952 and they remained in their beloved "Red House" near Carvel Beach, Maryland their whole lives.
Bill's interests included building and racing hydroplane boats. He won many awards and set speed records in his catagory.  The family has wonderful memories of traveling around the country towing the boat to attend boat races.  Bill also enjoyed fixing up vintage and foreign cars. It seemed that Bill could fix any car, or anything mechanical or any household item. After retirement, Bill built and flew remote controlled airplanes.  Never relying on kits or other's plans, he created many different types of planes.

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