Rev. Lyle S. Bundy ’46, 91, died Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Rest Haven York. He was the husband of the late Iris L. (Barry) Bundy. Rev. Bundy was born on December 17, 1925 in Penfield, PA and was a son of the late Hiram H. and Dora (Shoemaker) Bundy. He graduated from Sandy Township High School in DuBois and attended Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, NY and received his BA degree from Seattle Pacific University and his M.Div. degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY with Graduate Studies at the University of Illinois in Champaign IL. He was ordained in 1953 as a United Methodist Minister and served as Pastor of the McClure Charge of three UM churches in Snyder County, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Williamsport and at Bethany United Methodist Church in Red Lion. Following his retirement, he served Zion United Methodist Church of Freysville. Rev. Bundy also was active with the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the UM Church having served on several committees and as Chair of the York District Committee for over 20 years.
He was a member of the Winterstown United Methodist Church, the Red Lion Masonic Lodge #649, Red Lion Lions Club and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He leaves a son, Earl W. Bundy of Red Lion; two brothers, Emil D. Bundy of Spring Creek, PA, and Hiram H. Bundy, Jr. of Waynesboro; six sisters, Jean Christian, E. Lois Garthwaite and Donna Lou Hallstrom, all of DuBois, Dora Mae Dodd of Penfield, Elda Marie Jones of Marietta, and Carolyn Lee Lauer of Lytle, TX. He was predeceased by a son, Lyle S. Bundy, Jr.; a sister, Cleo Saldutte; and a brother, Kenneth A. Bundy.