Richard F. Bond

December 28, 1918 ‒ January 22, 2016

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Richard F. Bond, age 97, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on December 28, 1918 the son of Samuel and Lena (Pryor) Bond. Richard proudly served in the European Theatre of World War II in the United States Army 95th Infantry Division. He owned and operated even at the age of 97, Bond Concrete Construction Company and he was a devoted member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Mount Vernon.

He is survived by his son, Stephen Bond of Mount Vernon and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Alfreda (Morey) Bond and three brothers, Arthur Bond, Harold Bond and Floyd Carl Bond.

A funeral service will held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 beginning at 12 noon at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Pastor Brad Hamm will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions in Richard’s name may be made to the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 5 Harrison Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Richard F. Bond.

  • I am sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. You have my deepest condolences. He will be greatly missed by so many. It always made my day when he came in.

  • Steve, I’m so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He was a wonderful man, always greeted me with a smile every single time we all got together. He lived a long and productive life and always seemed happy. My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Steve, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He was always warm and friendly, greeted me with a great smile, and basically was a very genuine person. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

  • God Bless/RIP, to ALL who served in WWII.The USA would NOT be as it is today. Thank YOU,Dick for serving in The U.S.Army,95th.Inf.Div. in Europe. Semper Fi.