Willard B. “Will” Bunch (’67) passed away on September 22, 2017. From 1968 – 1970, Will acted as the Chief of the Criminal Division for Legal Aid and the Defender Society and became the Public Defender of the 16th Judicial Circuit from 1971-1974. He was appointed to and held the position of Jackson County Counselor from 1975-1978. He was a Special Hearing Officer for the Missouri State Tax Commission. Will maintained a private practice for over 30 years before his retirement. He was a United States Army Veteran.