He was a truck driver for the May-Ransom-Sheets Construction Co. in Topeka, where he retired in June 1979 after many years. He also drove a cab during the winter months for the Union Cab Company in Topeka.
He attended the Church of the Brethren in Topeka and was a member of the Moose Lodge of Topeka.
Mr. Bunds married Jessie Violet Bledsoe on Sept. 16, 1937, in Ozawkie. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Jack E., Tulsa, Okla., Jim E., Columbus, Ohio; three daughters, Judy E. Domme, Fowler, Ill, Janice E. Troendly, Geneva, Ill., and Joyce E. Bunds, Merriam; a brother, Robert, Lakewood, Calif.; two sisters, Vera Roberts, Warsaw, Mo., and Albert Harvey, Lake Worth, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m.