Owen Woodruff Bunker, 86, a Salt Lake area businessman and former Millard County treasurer, died Feb. 14, 1989, of natural causes at his home in Sandy.
Mr. Bunker was Millard County treasurer for eight years before moving to Salt Lake City in 1937. There, he organized the Owen Bunker and Sons Insurance Agency; was an officer of Western States Refinery Co. (Beeline), subsequently Husky Oil; and was a principal developer of the Oakridge and Willow Creek country clubs.Mr. Bunker later was a founder of American National Bank, a charter member and past president of the Ambassador Athletic Club and a charter member of the Willow Creek Country Club.
Mr. Bunker was born Sept. 22, 1902, on Bigelow Ranch, known as Magatsu, near Gunlock, Washington County, and moved with his family in 1907 to the Delta area.
He graduated from Millard Academy in 1922 and served a mission to the Arkansas Conference of the Central States Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He was a high priest in the Union 9th Ward, Sandy.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 18 in Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 E. 13th South, where friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday and one hour before services Saturday. Burial will be in the Fillmore Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to the United Parkinson Foundation.