Chester Justin Bunyard

October 28, 1978 ~ May 10, 2020 (age 41)


Chester Justin Bunyard, 41, of Williamsville passed away May 10, 2020.  He was born October 28, 1978, in Cape Girardeau, to parents William “Dale” and Theresa (Haddock) Bunyard. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Samuel and Fern Haddock of Lowndes, and grandfathers John William “Bill” Bunyard and Raymon Cothern, Sr. Chester is survived by his parents, William “Dale” and Theresa Bunyard of Williamsville; children, Chester “Justin” and William “Billy” Bunyard of Williamsville; wife, Shawna Richardson; sister Lara (Ryan) Hubbard of Jackson, TN; grandmother, Betty Cothern of St. Clair; nephew, Alex Hubbard of Jackson, TN; and nieces Adeline and Evelyn “Evie” Hubbard of Jackson, TN. Chester attended Missouri Welding Institute in Nevada, MO and worked in construction among various other jobs. Chester was a lively soul who loved making others laugh.  He was always willing to help when he saw friends or others in need. Visitation was held Thursday, May 14, 2020 at the Ruegg Funeral Home in Williamsville, MO.  A graveside service followed at Carson Hill Cemetery with Bro. John England officiating.  Doug Bunyard, Roy Cothern, Matthew Cothern, Ryan Hubbard, Wesley Owens, and Mike Goebel will served as pallbearers.  This obituary was written by the Family of Chester Bunyard. Online condolences can be made at


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May 14, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ruegg Funeral Home-Williamsville
1216 S. Main
Williamsville, MO 63967

May 14, 2020

3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Carson Hill Cemetery

Mill Spring, MO 63952

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