Johnny Bunton

Obituary of Johnny Lee Bunton

Johnny Lee Bunton was born on March 26, 1975 in Watauga County. He went home to be with the Lord on September 15, 2021 at the Watauga Medical Center. Johnny was employed at Appalachian State University for more than 18 years in building services and was a member of Green Valley Baptist Church. His greatest love in life was his family and closest to his heart was his daughter, Paige. All who knew Johnny will remember him for his love of racing. He is survived by his mother, Linda Farthing Bunton of Flat Springs; daughter, Paige Bunton of Boone, and his fiancé, Lindsey Taylor also of Boone. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, who will miss him. He was preceded in death by his father, George Bunton; grand-parents, Genivee and Edgar Farthing and Rose and Dallas Bunton. Graveside services for Johnny will be conducted Saturday morning, September 18, 2021, at 11 o'clock at Mt Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery in the Flat Springs community, officiated by Rev. Tim Bunton. The family respectfully requests those attending to please wear a mask and observe social distancing. Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Darryel Reece, 3041 Flat Springs Road, Elk Park, NC 28622. Online condolences may be shared at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Bunton family.
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