James Alfred Bunton, 61, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 ,at Iredell Memorial Hospital.
James was born December 16, 1959, in Iredell County and was the son of the late Everett and Edna Lackey Bunton. He was a graduate of Iredell County Schools and was married to the late Judenna Josey Bunton, who passed away in 2011. He was the co-owner/ operator of Bunton-Lebe’s Tire & Alignment. Cars were his life, and he loved drag racing.
He is survived by one sister, Carolyn Allison; two brothers, Dennis Bunton (Sherri Willard) and Randy Bunton (Debbie); companion, Mary Goodman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association and online condolences may be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com.
Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.