Richard M. ‘Richie’ Bunting Jr., 40

Richard M. “Richie” Bunting Jr., 40, of Frankford, Del., passed away suddenly on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. He was born in Mississippi on Dec. 16, 1977.

Bunting worked in the construction field. His life revolved around his children. He loved attending their sporting events and spending time with them.

Bunting is survived by his wife, Mary L. (Mitchell) Bunting; six children, Richard Bunting III, Casey Bunting, Seth Bunting, Bradley Bunting, Matthew Miller and Ava McKirby; his mother, Barbara (Clogg) Shupp and her husband, Bradley, of Chincoteague, Va.; his father, Richard M. Bunting Sr. and his wife, Kenzel, of Frankford; his sister, Angel Bunting Brittingham and her husband, Jason, of Millsboro, Del.; his paternal grandmother, Betty Rogers of Frankford; and several nieces and nephews that he loved and cared for.

A funeral service was to be held Oct. 5, 2018, at Melson Funeral Services in Frankford, Del., with interment at Dagsboro’s Redmen Memorial Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online at