Obituaries for October 6

James Drake Bunch, 75, of Waimea died Sept. 20 at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. Born in Enid, Okla., he was a retired general contractor and finish carpenter. Private service. Survived by daughters, Melanie Bunch of Kailua-Kona and Sophia Bunch of Waimea; father, James Delbert Bunch of Nevada; sister, Kim Horn of California; brother, Rick Bunch of Nevada; companion, Anne Adams of Waimea; stepdaughter, Alana Adams of Waimea. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Corey Douglas Thompson, 52, of Keaau died Sept. 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Missouri, he was self-employed. Memorial services/celebration of life at a later date. Survived by wife, Nicole Marie Degeenakis of Keaau; mother, Joyce Thompson of Camdenton, Mo.; siblings, Steven Thompson and Sheryl (Rusty) Murdock of Camdenton, Mo., Gary (Ellen) Thompson of Missouri; brother-in-law, Damon (Amy) Dageenakis of Erie, Colo.; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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