Fred E. Bunce

Fred E. Bunce, 71, of Ashville, N.Y., formerly of 815 Big Tree Road, Jamestown, N.Y., died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at his home with his family at his side. Fred was born May 20, 1946, in Titusville, Pa., to the late Arthur Bunce Sr. and Anna May (Marvin) Bunce.

A true cowboy at heart, Fred enjoyed wearing western clothes, especially cowboy boots and cowboy hats. He loved John Deer equipment, especially tractors and also enjoyed raising miniature horses.

He was employed at Agway as a service technician.

Fred is survived by his wife, Beverly J. Bunce; a daughter, Robin (Steve) Stanko of Sugargrove, Pa.; a son, Eric (Jennifer) Fransen of Ashville, N.Y.; six grandchildren; and his sister Myrta (Herb) Rohde of Kentucky.

Besides his parents, Fred is predeceased by a son, Carl (Heather) Fransen; two brothers: Ronald (Jan) Bunce and Ed (Virginia) Bunce; and one sister, Mary Ann Stahlman.

Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ashville Fire Department, 5338 Stow Road, Ashville, N.Y 14710, or Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmont Ave., Lakewood, N.Y. 14750. As per Fred’s wishes, there will be no funeral services.

Arrangements by Spitzer Funeral Home, Clymer, N.Y.