Mr. Lemuel Donta Bunn, 40, of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
On Thursday, August 11, 1977, on a beautiful summer day, God blew the breath of life into Lemuel “Donta” Bunn, born to Wonda Bunn Rice and William Boyd in Halifax, North Carolina.
At the peak of a summer Tuesday Morning, God decided it was time for him to leave this earthly world and gain his wings.
Lemuel, also known as Donta, accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in September 2017 at Parrish Chapel Church in Graham, North Carolina, under the leadership of Pastor Ricky Hooker.
Donta received his education early on in Wake County School system in Raleigh, North Carolina. He later attended Weldon High School in Weldon, North Carolina.
Donta was employed in the Hospitality Industry as a Janitor and worked for Best Western Hotel in Burlington, North Carolina. He later continued the same line of work at Reser’s Foods in Halifax, North Carolina.
Lemuel leaves behind four beautiful children: Devante Edwards of Fayetteville, NC, Travonta Jarrell (Carlee) of Littleton, NC, Jazmine “Shante” Edwards of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Keyonde Harris of Rocky Mount, NC; his mother Wonda Bunn Rice of Roanoke Rapids, NC; father: William Boyd of Washington, DC; special parent: Robert Rice of Warrenton, NC; six siblings: Juandrell Rice (Brandaline) of Burlington, NC, Kevin McKinney, Brian McKinney, Lisa McKinney, Katrina McKinney, and Christopher McKinney, all of Washington, DC; six grandchildren: two grandparents: James (Mary) Bunn of Roanoke Rapids, NC; twelve uncles; two aunts; nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Lemuel was preceded in death by two grandparents: William (Blanch) Boyd; two uncles: Clifford and Ray Boyd. On a typical day, you could find Donta talking on the phone, listening to music, enjoying special moments with family and friends, but don’t get it twisted, he enjoyed hearing the Word of God.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Roanoke Rapids location of H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Inc.
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So sorry for your loss. May the resurrection hope that Jehovah God has promised bring you comfort at this time of grief. Acts 24:15
Submitted by Margaret on Jul 10 2018 06:53:44 AM
To The Family:
I am sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. Losing a love one brings us great sadness. But God's word the Bible bring us great comfort. At 2 Cor 1:3,4 states in part "The father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort and verse 4 "who comforts us in all our trails". Jehovah is here to support you and the entire family because he care. Please read this scripture while you and the family Cherishes those fond memories.
Submitted by Ms. Williams on Jul 9 2018 09:29:30 AM
My deepest condolences for the loss of yourlove one, the Bible show that God is "God of all comfort" 2 Corinthian 1:3,4 and soon the prophecy at John 5:28,29 will become a reality the "resurrection of the dead", can you imagine what that will mean in the future on earth, a happy time.
Submitted by Roy Williams on Jul 9 2018 06:45:50 AM
I remember your family when you live near my mom on Adam's Circle. My sincere Condolences to you and your family on the loss of your grandson. May the God Of Peace Comfort And Give You Strength!
Submitted by Shirley B High on Jul 8 2018 12:22:08 PM
Sending sincere condolences to all of you. I will be praying for your comfort. Let me know if you need anything. ❤️
Submitted by NeTasha C. Miller on Jul 7 2018 04:32:44 PM
Sorry for your loss may you find comfort at Revelation 21:4 until then may the God of all comfort comfort you at this time
Submitted by Cynthia on Jul 7 2018 12:41:16 PM
May Jehovah God (Psalm 83:18), continue to comfort, strengthen, and sustain you at this time of such great loss, Psalm 46:1 and Isaiah 41:10,13. For more comforting scriptures, please visit our website at www.Jw.org.
Submitted by M Wright on Jul 7 2018 09:52:01 AM
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