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Governor orders flags at half staff for former lawmaker

Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, July 15, in honor of former Rep. Dewayne Bunch. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

Bunch, of Williamsburg, died Wednesday. He was an Army veteran and retired from the Kentucky National Guard. A longtime schoolteacher, he represented the 82nd District in the Kentucky House of Representatives. He was hurt back in 2011, breaking up a fight among two students in the Whitley County High School cafeteria, where he taught.

Funeral services for Bunch will be Sunday, July 15, at 4 p.m. Eastern time at Croley Funeral Home Chapel, 103 S. Second St., Williamsburg. Burial will be in the Croley Addition of Highland Park Cemetery, Williamsburg.


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