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Clergyman

Richard Addison Bunch, American clergyman. Ordained priest Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1956, ordained high priest, 1980.

Background

Bunch, Richard Addison was born on October 28, 1940 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Clyde A. and Elsie Fern (Bird) Bunch.

Education

AB, Graceland College, 1962. Master of Science, Indiana University, 1965. Doctor of Recreation and Park Administration, Indiana University, 1971.

Postgraduate, St. Paul's Seminary, 1980.

Career

District youth leader, Reorganized Church Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Chicago, 1966-1969;district youth leader, Reorganized Church Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Nauvoo, Illinois, 1969-1971;technical advisor, Reorganized Church Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Papeete, French Polynesia, 1971-1973;regional youth commissioner, Reorganized Church Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Macomb, Illinois, 1974-1979;chaplain, Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa., since 1980. Board directors Midwest College Retreat, Stewartsville, Missouri, since 1981. Member camping task force Reorganized Church Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Independence, Missouri, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1956, ordained high priest, 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Lamoni Park Board, since 1981. Member board Community Counseling Service, Lamoni, since 1982. Member National Association College and University Chaplains, National Recreation and Park Association (chairman Recreation and Religion Committee 1974-1979), Society Park and Recreation Educators (board directors 1977).

Lodges: Lions.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, golf, adventure programming, camping, canoeing.

Connections

Married Kay Ann Burtch, September 12, 1962. Children: Kerby, Amy.

father:
Clyde A. Bunch

mother:
Elsie Fern (Bird) Bunch

spouse:
Kay Ann Burtch

child:
Kerby Bunch

child:
Amy Bunch