Christopher Bond

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Christopher C. Bond, 79, of Cape Girardeau died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center.

He was born May 20, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Grover and Bertha Goza Bond. He and Dorothy Bea Wilson were married June 30, 1951, at Bloomfield, Mo.

Mr. Bond served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church more than 50 years, where he was very active serving as communion steward, head usher and keeping books. He was a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau, graduate of Central High School and Steimle Business College.

Mr. Bond worked for Jim Wilson Co. and KFVS more than 20 years. He had been self-employed as an accountant doing tax work. He was an avid gardener and fisherman.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Bea Bond of Cape Girardeau; a son, Paul Edwin and Shirley Bond of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Nancy Cecile and James Van Pelt of Orlando, Fla., Peggy Sue Bond of Cape Girardeau; a brother, John Bond of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Gertrude DeVore and Helen Bryant of Cape Girardeau; and two grandchildren, Jessica Van Pelt and Lucas Van Pelt.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Aaron and Jack, and a sister, Kate King.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Jeff Long and Karen Mustoe officiating. Burial will be in Bloomfield City Cemetery at Bloomfield.