Jeffrey Jay 'Jeff' Bunker


Jeffrey Jay "Jeff" Bunker, 52, Hays, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Hays.

Jeffrey Jay "Jeff" Bunker, 52, Hays, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Hays.

He was born June 28, 1962, in Hays to Clyde L. and Melanie M. (Deutscher) Bunker. He was a graduate of Hays High School and attended Fort Hays State University.

He was a chef in numerous restaurants in Hays, including Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays American Legion and the Hays VFW.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Hays.

He enjoyed fishing, reading, coin collecting, and loved animals, especially his dog, Jeffrey.

Survivors include three sisters, Carolyn Murphy and husband, Lonnie, Shirley Rohleder and husband, Kenneth, and Becky Graver and husband, Robin, all of Hays; two nephews, David Murphy and Tanner Graver; four nieces, Heidi Rohleder, Wendy Rohleder-Sook, Marcie Rohleder and Diana Murphy; three great-nephews, Blake Graver, Marshall Sook and Kasen Zorn; two great-nieces, Jayde Jantzen and Chelsie Graver; many aunts and uncles; and his dog, Jeffrey.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at 6 p.m. Monday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine; inurnment will be in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays, at a later date.

Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until time of service Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to a charity to be designated later. Condolences can be sent to the family at