June 29, 1963 ~ December 1, 2020

Born in: Glasgow, Kentucky
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

Barry Thomas Bunch, 57, was born and raised in Glasgow, Kentucky. His parents were the late Mayoma Bunch Underwood and Tommy Bunch, also of Glasgow, Kentucky. Barry was very talented and was truly a handyman all around, though he didn’t give himself enough credit. There was nothing he couldn’t do, build, or fix- most of the time doing those things voluntarily for others. He attended church at Grider Memorial most of his youth and gained God’s salvation at the age of 16, which is what he cherished tremendously.

Barry married his lifetime best friend, Marilyn Wyatt Bunch at the age of 20. They were then members of Beech Grove Baptist Church and began to dedicate their weekends singing for the Lord with various gospel groups where they grew so many wonderful friendships with others that became more like family. The Gospel Jordanaires and Just Cause were two groups that he traveled with to share the good news of Jesus Christ through music. Barry was such a lover of southern gospel music and you could tell it. He was an emotional and spiritual man and loved the Lord with all his heart. He later joined Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church with his family, Marilyn, and Whitney, where he eventually became a deacon. At this point in his life, he became very active in his church duties. He loved his church family and serving the Lord. He also enjoyed camping with family and friends and spending time with his two most prized possessions- his grandchildren.

Barry met our heavenly father on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. He greatly cherished his family and leaves behind a wife, Marilyn Bunch, a daughter, Whitney Landrum (Eric), and two grandchildren, Emmory and Max Landrum. He is also survived by two sisters, Linda Combs (Marvin), and Becky Lee (Mike), and a stepbrother, Jerry Underwood (Loretta), all of Glasgow.
Several nieces and nephews also survive.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Mayoma Bunch Underwood, his father, Tommy Bunch, a stepfather, Howard Underwood, and two stepsisters, Carolyn Norris and Donella Bowles.

The loss of Barry is a loss that is felt so deeply by the community of Glasgow as he was so loved by all. He was a good christian man and will always be remembered by his quick wit to always make everyone laugh and his incredible passion for life, his family, and the Lord.

Funeral Service for Barry will be 2:00pm Tuesday, December 8th at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. A family visitation will be held prior to the service on Tuesday.

For those not able to attend, the funeral service for Barry will be live streamed at 2:00pm Tuesday, December 8th, where family and friends may visit to participate in the celebration. All those who wish to honor and remember Barry in person (25 people) at the service must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice physical distancing for the safety of those in attendance.

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  1. Barry was a very dear friend of ours for several years. He always have a smile that would make you smile also. Our condolences goes out to his family.

  2. So so sorry for your loss. Barry was an amazing person in so many ways. He was such a giver. Many prayers.
    David and Sheila Milam

  3. Barry will be truly missed. He was a one of a kind guy. Would do anything for you and his smile would light up a room. Loved his singing and fellowship many times. If you knew him he was an immediate friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his sweet wife and family. God bless you all during this time.

  4. So sorry for your loss always smiling and his light shined for the Lord in all he did . He had a special way of giving to our community in any way he could along with his beautiful wife he will be greatly missed . You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. I was so heart broken to hear this
    Mr Bunch and his wife are awesome
    Neighbors so sorry of his passing
    We love you dearly Mrs Bunch
    Prayers going up to you all
    God Bless you in this time of need

  6. Mr. Bunch
    He will be miss alot
    In our neighborhood
    It was joy and delighted to see the children at Halloween visit His and wife House
    You will be miss

  7. Bunch family, We are sorry for your loss. We will keep everyone in our prayers.

    Barry and Faye Landrum

  8. A great Christian man.!! I have known Barry for along time. Been in a lot of singings with him. He’s rejoicing in heaven. When I heard of his passing and Eugene Wood passing this song keep coming to me…… When All God Singers Get Home. Thoughts and Prayers from Lennis, Sharon and Nick Williams.

  9. A great Christian man.!! I have known Barry for along time. Been in a lot of singings with him. He’s rejoicing in heaven. When I heard of his passing and Eugene Wood passing this song keep coming to me…… When All God Singers Get Home. Thoughts and Prayers from Lennis, Sharon and Nick Williams.

  10. Marilyn and Whitney words can’t express the hurt I feel for your family today and the last three weeks. I am so so sad for the great loss of your Soul Mate and Whitney for your loving Daddy. Love and Prayers for this lovely family and friends 🙏

  11. Barry you will always be our white Mr. Brown. You will be missed brother. You had an infectious smile and made many people smile and laugh as well. We will miss you but we will see you later.

  12. Marilyn words can’t describe the hurt I feel for you today and the last three weeks. I am so so sorry for the loss of your Soul Mate but Marilyn you will see Barry soon and your hearts will be put back together again. Love and Prayers 😘🙏. Whitney so so sorry for the loss of your loving daddy,Santa,Frankenstein,friend and grandpa to your beautiful children💙Love and Prayers to all🙏

  13. Barry was a lifelong friend to our family & was truly loved by everyone. My heart goes out to you, Marilyn & Whitney! May God Bless you both & hold you tightly in his arms!

  14. Our hearts are broken because of the loss of this funny and kind man and friend. We pray for the family’s comfort, peace and strength. Barry will be greatly missed by many, and we will never forget him or his generous heart.

  15. We are heartbroken at the loss of Barry. He was a wonderful man and example. We are continually praying for your family. With love and gratitude🙏.

  16. I am so sorry for your loss.Barry was a very special person in our son Jasons life.He will be missed .Prayers for the family . Danny and Judy Wooten

  17. Will never forget the endless hours he donated as a volunteer at Temple Hill School. He was so generous, creative and brought so much laughter to our school family . Love and prayers for you, Marilyn and Whitney, and all your family.❤️🙏❤️

  18. So so sorry for your family’s loss. Barry was a wonderful person who is loved by many. I really enjoyed my time traveling and singing with him. He will be truly missed. Rest in peace my friend

  19. Linda and Becky so sorry for your loss I know it is so hard to give up a brother. My prayers and thoughts are with you and the rest of the family.

  20. Have you all in prayer. Barry was a wonderful Christian man. He will be missed by many. He also was an amazing craftsman and could make anything. Was always amazed at his talents. Peace of the Lord be with you all. Love you all. Vanessa, Franklin and family.

  21. Marilyn and Whitney: So sorry about your great loss. I know you all had a great life together and always seemed to be so happy. May God wrap you in His loving arms at this time and give you peace and contentment. Have been and will continue to keep you in my prayers. Love u.

  22. We are so very saddened by this loss. Our love and prayers go out to all immediate & extended families…

  23. Marilyn, Whitney, Becky, and Linda, My heart is so saddened for your loss. You all have been and will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Love Wanda W. Smith

  24. Marilyn, Whitney, Becky, and Linda: My heart is so saddened by your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with y’all. Love Wanda W. Smith

  25. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
    I will always remember my time with Barry and all the guys traveling and singing with Just Cause

  26. So sorry for the loss of Barry! My heart breaks for all of you! Prayers and if y’all need anything let us know! Hugs and many prayers

  27. Marylin and Whitney our hearts are broken for you all. We have lost a close and dear friend that will not be forgotten. Continued prayers.

  28. Words cannot begin to touch the feeling of loss our community is experiencing with Barry’s passing. I enjoyed so much doing pictures of him and the residents of the Barren County Nursing Home while my mom was there. She loved patting him on his leg and getting as close to Santa as she could get. They are both in heaven now sitting next to The King of Kings! May God hold you each close to Him and give you peace and comfort is my prayer for you.

  29. Becky, my heart hurts for you and your family in your loss. Yet, I’m rejoicing with you all, knowing Barry is walking those streets of gold and sing in God’s angel choir. Love and prayers for you all.

  30. I’ll always remember the beautiful murals he painted at the old temple hill school. His live for Halloween and live if being Santa for the kids at Christmas. He was a very sweet and loving man. He will truly be missed. Love and prayers for the whole family.

  31. Sending up prayers for u and your family my deepest sympathy you’re in my thoughts and prayers God bless u with strength sorry for your loss Marilyn he was a great person to know gone but never forgotten . KATHY SLAUGHTER AND FAMILY

  32. Marilyn and family, I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one. You all are and will continue to be in my prayers.

  33. Sending thoughts and prayers to your family and thanking you for sharing your special kind of guy that he was to lots of both children and adults .

  34. We are so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all during this difficult time.
    Amy, Craig, Parker, Connor, Mia, and Nelson Cassady

  35. Woody and I are so sorry for your loss, prayers for strength and comfort 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  36. Ruth& Delmer Simmons says 12/06/2020: Our entire family has fond memories of days gone by, when we worshiped to gather at Beech Grove. Please remember, when grief is all around there is solice in knowing that some one cares, and we do!

  37. Marilyn, So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy & continued prayers for you & family🙏 Dan & Becky Button

  38. It’s hard to believe that a man we considered one of our best friends is gone. We have shared many memories, loads of laughter, friendships and love with this family. The loss of Barry will forever be a void in our lives and our children’s lives. He was Uncle Barry to them and they loved him and are grieving along with all those who knew and loved him. We know Barry is at peace and in Heaven. Jesus welcomed him with arms stretched wide and he feels so much better, better than we have ever experienced. But, our hearts are forever changed because of him. His love for Marilyn was very evident in everything he did, he still looked at her like a love struck teenager and she did the same to him. She definitely was the love of his life. Whitney, Eric and Emmy& Max were his life, he referred to all of them as his “kids”. Marilyn, Whitney, Eric, Emmy& Max, and all the Bunch & Wyatt Family we want you all to know that we love you and will keep you all in our prayers. Please pray for us as well.

  39. Marilyn and Family- you have our deepest sympathy. You all are In our thoughts and prayers.
    Terry and Kathy Proffitt.

  40. Marilyn,I am so sorry for your loss . You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers .May the Good Lord give you peace,comfort,and strength.I still remember how we and the children all enjoyed you so much as Mr.and Mrs. Clause last year at our church Christmas dinner . Sweet and precious memories .

  41. Barry always made us laugh. For the 40+ years I knew him, he was always funny, kind, and his talents were many. From musician to handyman, he was amazing! Our deepest sympathy to Marilyn, Whitney, Becky, Mike & Linda. Love, Chris & Terri McKinney

  42. So sorry for your loss, Barry was always a good friend, we went to school together. He always had a smile on his face. His passing is a great loss to our community. Prayers for all of you during this sad time.

  43. We are so sorry.Our prayers are with you Marilyn and your family.

    Tommy and Kim Forbis
    BCHS Class of 1983

  44. You will be missed. Great man of God. Wonderful cousin and friend. So sorry Marilyn and Whitney.

  45. I in our prayer I was so shock when I saw this, so sorry, a very friendly neighbor, had know you all for years , also when he was singing with the group, if anything we can do for you all. Just just up the street or call , love to you all . Dixie & Jack

  46. My heart is heavy because of Barry’s passing, I think of all the times we were together growing up, such a fine family to get be around through the years, Barry will be missed tremendously, I’m in much in prayer for this family.
    Jeff Crews


  48. Prayers as you walk through these days of loss and grief

    love in Christ,

    Gerald, Karen and Derek Wood

  49. Marilyn, Whitney, Becky and Linda, We are so sorry for your loss. Barry was a great christian friend full of love, fun and laughter. He will be missed. Our prayer, for each of you, is for peace and comfort that only God can give. Love to you all.

  50. We love you Whitney and Marilyn. Barry was such an amazing person, dad and grandpa. He will forever be with us. And forever be missed. Heather Smith and family.

  51. Words can not express the heaviness my heart feels, but akso the love for Barry & Marilyn. I treasure the times we’ve shared, from kids throughout our lives. I remember being in church with you all singing at the church dad was pastoring. Tricia and I watch the video and brings back memories of the man of God that Barry truly was. We pray God wraps His loving arms around you and comforts you. We are here for anything. Love you bunches and bunches.

  52. I am so sorry Marilyn. I enjoyed so much looking at all the pictures. I graduated with Barry. My heart breaks for u. From the pics, looked liked your life was full of love. U hold on to that forever. Prayers for u and your daughter.

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