ROBERT WARNER BUNDICK, 88, passed away on Dec. 2,
2015, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
Robert was born on Sept. 23, 1927, in Ranger, TX to
Richard Otto Bundick & Mary Florence Lewis Bundick. He
graduated from Ranger High School in 1945. The same day
he graduated high school, he immediately joined the U.S.
Navy and served on the YMS-170 minesweeper. After his
discharge, Robert attended Ranger Jr. College. He began
his career with livestock, working for C.P. Cloud of
Lampasas trading wool and mohair, which then led him
to a fulfilling and rewarding career as a livestock
auctioneer. Robert also enjoyed trading in agricultural
commodities. He was a voracious reader and especially
enjoyed philosophical and metaphysical writings.
Survivors: daughter, Betty Bundick-Anderson; sister,
Peggy Jean Bundick Hodges (RHS-1944); stepson, Michael
Penn Smith; grandson, Robert Cody Anderson; former
spouse, Dorothy Penn Bundick (RHS-1945).
MOTHER: MARY FORENCE LEWIS BUNDICK, 97, a music and
voice teacher, died on Aug. 25, 2002, in Fort Worth,
TX, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
Mary Florence Bundick was born Dec. 15, 1904, in Hopkins,
County. A resident of Fort Worth the last 32 years, Mrs.
Bundick had been a voice and piano teacher, playing the
piano for the Strawn Chapter, Order of Eastern Star,
where she was a member for 76 years. She was a member of
Birchman Baptist Church. She also lived in Ranger a
number of years where her children were born, raised
and educated. Ranger High students of that era will
also remember her when she operated Swaney’s Ross Drug
Store, a soda fountain and notions shop on Main St.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Otto
Bundick, in 1943.
Survivors at the time of her death: children, Robert
Bundick (RHS-1945) of Crowley & Peggy Bundick Hodges
(RHS-1944) of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Betty Jean
Anderson of Fort Worth, Mary Ellen Pearcyof North
Richland Hills and Michael Penn Smith of Dallas;
great-grandchildren, Cody Anderson and Mallory and
Justin Pearcy; & nephew, Joe Riley Lewis of Lubbock,