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Obituary for Michael Kenneth "Hippie" Bundren

Michael K. Bundren, 67, passed away on October 31, 2020 at his home in East Point after a prolonged illness.
Mike was preceded in death by his wife, Christine; grandparents, Hershel and Ethel Weddington; parents, R.B. and Opal Bundren; sister, Terry Bundren and he was also preceded in death by his special aunt who was a champion and a proud supporter of him Lorettta Weddington.

Mike is survived by wife, Carol Flint Bundren; sister, Sherry and husband Tim of Knoxville, TN; sister, Mary Bundren and nephews Bryant and Blair of Knoxville; Brother, Bob Bundren and wife Mary of Sevierville, Tennessee and uncle, Kenneth Weddington and wife, Joyce of Saline, Michigan.

Mike is also survived by extended family members, Kim and Kristie Spears of East Point; Cathy and Tyler Salyer of Prestonsburg; Sharon and James Castle of Paintsville and Jamie and Janie Flint of Indiana as well as several adopted grandchildren.

Mike graduated as Valedictorian of his class from Johnson Central High School. He worked many years operating heavy equipment in surface mining operations with various mining companies in the area. He was an avid supporter of the Kentucky Wildcats, especially the basketball team and enjoyed attending NHRA drag racing events and car shows.

Friends may visit the Preston Funeral Home on Monday November 2, 2020 from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M. and after 9 A.M. on Tuesday November 3, 2020. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 A.M. Tuesday November 3, 2020 in the Preston Funeral Chapel with James Rutherford Blair officiating. Burial will follow in the Johnson County Cemetery at Staffordsville, KY.