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John Thomas Bundy

February 4, 1917 April 8, 2008
John Thomas Bundy
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John Thomas Bundy, age 91, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cambridge, Ohio, after an extended illness. He was born February 4, 1917, in Cambridge, son of the late Everett and Gail Bundy of Quaker City. He attended the former Quaker City High School, and then proudly served 20 years in the United States Navy. He served on the submarines USS Argonaut (SS 166) and the USS Drum (SS 228), as well as the Battleship USS Colorado during World War II. After the war, he served on the SubTender Gilmore and Ice Breaker Burton Island. In 1937, he was a part of the search party that looked for Amelia Earhart in the Pacific, where she was believed to have gone down in her plane while attempting an around the world flight. Mr. Bundy resided at Summit Acres Senior Apartments in Caldwell from 2001-2006. Recently, he had been cared for by the devoted staff at Cambridge Health Care. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Robert Bundy, and a sister, Martha Long. Surviving are his children, Tom Bundy of Denver, Colorado, Gail Bundy Jones of Atlanta, Georgia, John Bundy of Avon Park, Florida, and Jennifer Bundy of Yuma, Arizona; one sister, Rebecca Hull of Senecaville; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. No visitation or service will be observed at this time. Inurnment will take place at Friends Cemetery, Quaker City. McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, is caring for the family.

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