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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I am sorry to hear about the death of Mr. Bunn. He will be missed. We miss talking to and spending time with our love ones. Thankfully, we have God’s promises to look forward to. Stated at Acts 24:15, there will be a resurrection of the righteous and the unrighteous. God’s promises always come true. Keeping the family in my prayers.
Submitted by Victoria Dancy on Aug 20 2018 11:02:04 PM
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Juanita Harris lit a candle on Jul 18 2018 06:29:13 PM
I want to send my deepest sympathy to the family of Lemuel Donta Bunn.
The bible tells us we can gain comfort from God, even during times of sorrow. We can pray to our heavenly father for help to cope with the sorrow felt from the death of a loved one.
By prayer and supplication, let your petitions be made known to God; and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6
The bible also promises that God “will wipe out every tear from [our] eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.” (Revelation 21:4) How comforting and reassuring that is! May you find comfort by relying on our heavenly father and learning more about the blessings of God's kingdom.
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Submitted by Keshia Battle on Jul 14 2018 10:01:32 AM
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Shirley bunn lit a candle on Jul 13 2018 11:00:49 AM
Well what can I say I never thought I be signing this to your name once again baby daddy im gone miss you even tho we want seeing eye to eye at your passing I love u n gone miss ur big head self💜💜💜🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
Submitted by Denise Edwards on Jul 12 2018 02:47:03 AM
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Neisey lit a candle on Jul 12 2018 02:43:05 AM
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Latrese Walker lit a candle on Jul 11 2018 06:08:12 PM
Sergio and Dunte that's what I will remember those two being at the house every day the good times we shared together,God bless you and your family find strength in the Lord he will truly carry you through it all
Love always Bridgette and Family.
Submitted by Bridgette Newell on Jul 11 2018 04:16:38 PM
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Bonita Watson lit a candle on Jul 11 2018 02:43:23 PM
My deepest sympathy to the family and friends for the loss of your loved one, Lemuel, and may these scriptures from Almighty Gods(Psalm 83:18) written word, the Bible, help to comfort you in your times of sorrow, Job 14:14, 15, John 5:28, 29, Revelation 21:4, 5.
Submitted by Joan on Jul 11 2018 10:53:02 AM
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