He was married to Patricia (Larmand) Bunker with whom he celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary on July 2. Patricia is the driver of bus 5 in Chelmsford.
Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late Robert and Dora Bunker. He graduated from Lowell High School.
A resident of Tyngsborough for over 70 years, Arthur worked as a carpenter for most of his life. He restored many homes in the Boston Historic District while working for the Historical Society recreating woodwork from years ago. In his early years, he worked with his father and brothers on the Cushman Route delivering pastries. He later worked as a retailer at the Bon Marche Department Store in Lowell. He had also worked at the Supreme Market on Westford St. in Lowell.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Daniel Bunker of Salem, NH and Raymond Soucy of Tyngsborough, MA; a daughter, Deborah Bunker of NH; two brothers, Christopher and Jeanette Bunker of Pelham, NH and Robert Bunker of CA; three sisters, Kathleen and Russ Anderson
of Tyngsborough, MA, Martha Thomas of Pepperell, MA and Mary Bunker of Salem, NH; 6 grandchildren, Destiny, Jordan, Aidan, Cali, Aiden and Brandon Michael Lee Bunker; special grandkids, Alexis and Brooke, Jonathan and Brandon.
He was predeceased by two brothers, John and Walter Bunker.
Visiting hours Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Funeral Monday at 10:00 AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, followed by a funeral Mass at 11AM at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford. Cremation at Merrimack Crematory, Merrimack, NH.