Chester Merion Bundy

The family called him Chet and he was born on his Brother James’s birthday. This made James a bit superstitious but Chet never was. His best friend growing up was his brother Vivian, called “Pat” who was just two years older than he was. They were always together and had many childhood adventures. Even after they were grown men, Chet was always caring for his brother, writing him notes and checking in on him. They were very close. Chet tells us about growing up with Pat.

“I did not own a pair of shoes until I was nine years old, and my brother, Pat and I used to lie on the bed and pick thorns out of each others feet with a needle.” ...