MOUNT VERNON — Floyd Carl Bond Jr., 85, of Baker Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home, in Mount Vernon.
He was born Sept. 16, 1928, in Mount Vernon, to the late Floyd C. and Eva (Miller) Bond Sr. Floyd served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1947, and he retired after 43 years of employment from Cooper-Bessemer of Mount Vernon. Floyd would be known as a simple church going man that enjoyed his free afternoons jumping on his tractor and mowing his yard. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and will be missed by all who knew him. Floyd was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ.
He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Janet (Millard) Bond; a daughter, Diana (Tim) Barnes of Mount Vernon; stepchildren, Vicky (Roger) Smith of Mount Vernon, Rick (Karen) Reddick of Mount Vernon, Penny Kerin of Mount Vernon and Vernon (Beverly) Reddick Jr. of Mount Vernon; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter due in March.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, Floyd C. Bond III and Dennis Bond; a daughter, Vicki Bond; grandson; Timothy J.C. Barnes; and two sisters, Evelyn Donaldson and Alma Bond.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, at 2 p.m., at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where friends may call from noon until the time of service. Minister Rick Tincher will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in St. Johns Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eastside Church of Christ or Hospice of Knox County.
To view this obituary or leave the family a private condolence, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
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