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ROBERT N. BUNKER, JR
CAMBRIDGEóRobert N. Bunker, Jr., 73, died July 13, 2011 at a Dover-Foxcroft hospital after a long, hard fought battle with leukemia. He was born April 12, 1938 in Cambridge, a son of Robert and Lula (Buzzell) Bunker, Sr. He graduated from Maine Central Institute, Class of 1956 and attended Tufts College for two years.

He worked with his father at Bunkerís Garage, which he later owned and operated. He attended the Cambridge Baptist Church. For many years, Bob served as town moderator. He was a member of the Cambridge Masonic Lodge, the Shrine, and the Anah Campers. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, flying planes, motorcycling, building race cars and attending races. He especially enjoyed spending time with the Anah Campers and being involved with his community.

In 2002, his first wife of 45 years, Sharon (Carr) Bunker died from breast cancer. In 2003, he married Nancy Gerald.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, Mark, all of Cambridge; a daughter Valerie Ripley and companion Mike Farley of Tremont; a sister, Marita and husband Rodney Farrar of Ripley; 6 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; many beloved nieces and nephews; and extended family, Debbie and husband Fred Bushey of Hartland, Vicki and husband Ricky Morse of St. Albans, David and wife Lorna Marson of Cambridge; many grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; and his special dog, Minnie. He also leaves behind Sharonís family and many friends. He was also predeceased by his father; a sister Elizabeth Folsom; an infant son, Robbie; and a great grandson, Colin.

There will be no visiting hours at his request. A Masonic graveside service will be held 2 PM Saturday, July 16th, at the Cambridge Memorial Garden Cemetery with Pastor Lois Field officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to CancerCare of Maine, 33 Whiting Hill Road, Brewer, ME 04412. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. Those who wish may leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.

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