State Rep. DeWayne Bunch en Former State Rep. DeWayne Bunch Dies <p>Former Republican state representative DeWayne Bunch has died from head injuries sustained last year.</p><p>Bunch was a first term lawmaker when he was injured breaking up a fight at Whitley County High School, where he was a teacher. He went through months of surgeries and recovery in Lexington and in Atlanta.</p><p>His wife, Regina Bunch, was elected in a special election to succeed him as state representative. She&rsquo;s currently still serving in that capacity.</p><p>Leaders of both the Democratic and Republican caucus in the state House praised Bunch&rsquo;s service as a lawmaker.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 19:12:43 +0000 Kenny Colston 977 at Former State Rep. DeWayne Bunch Dies