In Memory


Michael Bond

Michael Wade (Mike) Bond, 72, of Hardy, VA, died Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the VA Hospital, Salem. Born April 11, 1946, in Bluefield, WV, he was a son of the late Wade Franklin Bond and Mildred Jane Faulkner Bond. Also preceding him in death were two brothers, Mark Bond and Matthew Bond. He was a veteran of the United States Army, served in the Vietnam War as a helicopter pilot, and among his service awards are a Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver Star and three Bronze Stars, and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Gold Star. A retired realtor, Mike formerly served as the Director of Lake Christian Ministries. He was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church where a memorial service will be held on Saturday at 2 P.M. with the Rev. David Lord officiating. Surviving are his wife, RoJane Chandler-Bond, children, Leigh Bond Kurtz (Edward), Bil Bond, Aaron Chandler (Rose Brister), Whitney Bond Webster (Greg), Sarah Bond (Tom Keegan), Rachel Chandler (Luke McLean), grandchildren, Josh Kurtz (Meghan Epperly), Jordan Kurtz, Connor Kurtz, Alex Bond, Grayson Bond, Isabella Bashioum, Sophie Bashioum, Silas Bashioum, Jack Webster, Sam Webster; great-grandchildren, Ramsey Anne Kurtz and Avery Michael Bond and sister, Mitzi Rowsey (Harry). Memorial contributions may be made to Lake Christian Ministries, 13157 S Old Moneta Rd., Moneta, VA 24121 or to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 13586 S Old Moneta Rd., Moneta, VA 24121.

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