Jim Z Bungard, 68, of Stevensville, MI passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville, MI. A private celebration of life will take place at a later date. Those who wish to leave a condolence online may do so at www.purelycremations.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purely Cremations – Starks Family Funeral Homes 269-926-9440.
Jim was born August 6, 1949 in Chicago, IL to James Denver and Mary (Yervasi) Bungard. After graduating high school, he took college courses and pursued his greatest passion – “rock-n-roll” music. Jim married the love of his life, Judith Ann Michael, on March 26, 1985 in St. Joseph, MI. During his music career he became Vice-President and Manager of Operations at Amplivox Sound Systems in Northbrook, IL, Co-founder of Heartbeat Records and managed many bands including bands for Magician, Doug Henning, and Srinx. In his spare time, he enjoyed sound mixing and spending time with his four cats, Chloe, Holly, Shelly and Callie. His favorite times were spent with his beloved family.
Jim is survived by his wife, Judy; daughter, Melissa (Christopher) Yeske of St. Joseph, MI; sons, Christopher Bungard of Ann Arbor, MI and Michael White of Boise, ID and sisters, Cheryl Derosen of Gross Pointe, MI and Jane Wideman of Cicero, IL.
Jim is preceded by his parents.
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