Samuel Scott Bunting, age 74, of Asheboro passed away peacefully on Friday, February 17, 2023.
Scott was born in Asheboro on August 26, 1948, to C. H. and Polly Bunting. Scott was a 1966 graduate of Farmer High School and graduated from Appalachian State University in 1971. He was formerly employed by Iredell County Schools.
After suffering life altering injuries in an automobile accident in 1981 Scott was long time resident of Wesleyan Arms Nursing Home in High Point and most recently a resident of Clapp’s Nursing Home in Asheboro. Prior to his accident Scott enjoyed playing the piano and organ at his church, Bethel Baptist Church, in Iredell County. He was also a volunteer fireman for the Troutman Fire Department.
Scott is preceded in death by his parents, C. H. Bunting and Polly Bunting.
Scott is survived by the love of his life, Artie Poole Phillips, daughter Melissa Bunting of Troutman and daughter Kathryn Sowers (Trent) of Statesville, NC., brother Steve Bunting (Christi) of Randleman. He is also survived by three grandchildren, grandson, David Scott Meadows and granddaughters Taylor Sowers and Kenleigh Sowers and nephew Ben Bunting of New Bern, NC.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 21st from 12:00 – 1:45 pm at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm in the Pugh Funeral Home chapel with Rev. John Sides officiating. Interment to follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203.