FRANKLIN – Leo Bradley Bunker Jr., 83, of Franklin and Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully at an Ellsworth hospital, Aug. 5, 2005. Born July 12, 1922, he was the son of Leo Bradley and Ruth Banks Bunker. Brad graduated from Franklin High School and attended Eastern State Normal School in Castine, where he met his future wife, Dorothea Leavitt, as well as attending the University of Maine, where he earned his Masters Degree in education. He continued his education throughout his teaching career of about 30 years. For more than 20 years, Brad was chairman of the math department at Scarsdale High School in New York after teaching at George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill and Stonington, Conn. A World War II veteran, he was a B17 navigator in the 8th Air Force, 457th BG, and was a 1st lieutenant. He had been an officer in the 457th reunion group, attending many reunions. Many offices were held by Brad, including president of the N.Y. State Math Teachers Association, president of the United Church of Christ Council of Chatterton Hill Church in White Plains, N.Y.; president of the Layman’s Council in White Plains; president of AARP in Naples, Fla. and president of the Franklin Historical Society. He and Dorothea enjoyed dancing, golf and traveling with many good retirement years. They are members of East Naples Methodist Church in Florida. Brad is survived by his wife, Dorothea; children, Janet Lee Bunker, Leo Bradley Bunker III, Brian Alan Bunker, Leo’s wife, Susan and their daughter, Jennifer, son, Scott and his wife, Andrea; with one great-grandchild, Scott Bradley; Brian’s son, Brian Alan Jr. and special friends, Lucy Stephens and Amber Bauer. Brad is also survived by his sister, Priscilla; her daughters, Linda and Patricia; grandnieces and grandnephews. A memorial was held Aug. 7, 2005, at Franklin Baptist church. There will be a graveside service 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at Bayview Cemetery, Franklin. Donations may be made in Brad’s memory to the Franklin Baptist Church, P.O. Box 114, Franklin, ME 04634.