St. Anthony Raymond Bunch

Published 11:50 pm Wednesday, February 12, 2014


St. Anthony Raymond Bunch, a resident of Bogalusa, was called home Saturday,

Feb. 8, 2014, at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington.

Born in New Orleans on June 16, 1960, St. Anthony had been a talented boxer, the winner of many championship belts. He had bouts all around the country, from the old Washington Correctional Institute (now Rayburn Correctional Center) in Angie to bouts in Baltimore, Md.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving better half of seven years, Racheal White; a special friend, Bonnie Richmond; two daughters, Chante Macoy and Kenisha Knight, both of New Orleans; a special brother, Gregory (Willie Mae) Boldouin of New Orleans; five sisters, Loretta Bunch, Lubertia Bunch, Selina Bunch, Florence Ford and Gennett Haynes, and two brothers, Bruce Bunch and Johnny Haynes Jr., all of New Orleans, as well as other brothers and sisters; seven grandchildren; nieces Barbara Bunch, Georgetta Barnes, Michelle Bunch and Eugina Bunch; nephews Harold “Mott Dog” Bunch, George Barnes, Anthony “Foots” Bunch, Ash Bullock, Michael Bunch, Denzell Bunch, Herbert “J-Rock” Barnes Jr., Harold “Nuggett” Bunch and Johnny Haynes III; his special family, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin C. Abram of Bogalusa; and a host of great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

His parents, Marjorine Bunch and Albert Leoned, two sisters and one brother preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Feb. 15 at New Triumph Missionary Baptist Church, 801 3rd Ave. at Sullivan Drive in Bogalusa, from 10 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 1 p.m., officiated by the Rev. Jamond Bourgeois of New Orleans, and under the leadership of the Rev. E.L. Powell Jr., pastor. Interment will follow at Bogalusa Cemetery.

Bagnell and Sons Funeral Home in Covington is in charge of arrangements.