Jesse Glenn Bond, Sr.
Jesse Glenn Bond, Sr., passed away at his home in Tucson, Ariz., on
Monday, June 23, 2008, at the age of 58. Jesse was born Sept. 29, 1949,
in Jefferson County.
Beloved husband of Evelyn (Fenton) Bond, married Nov. 8, 1986, in
Mt. Vernon; devoted and loving dad to Jesse Glenn Bond, Jr. and
Elise Bowman and her husband Jeremy; precious Grandpapaw to Lilly and
Ivey; dear son of Marjorie (Peddicord) Bond and the late Jesse
Glenn Bond; brother to the late Glenda Bond McLanahan; brother to
Robert Goree and Joyce (Goree) Henken; and also an uncle, brother-in-law
and valued friend. He offered a warm smile to every person he met.
Jesse was an electrician by trade. He served his country honorably in
the United States Marine Corps, serving overseas in Vietnam. Jesse
enjoyed a variety of interests and had a fun-loving spirit. He took on
tasks with a sense of honor and delight. He was passionate about reading
and studying his Bible to glorify his Savior Jesus Christ. Jesse faced
many physical challenges in life with good nature and courage, never
failing to thank God for each moment he had on this earth. He will be
Memorial services will be held at Christian Fellowship Church in
Mt. Vernon on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Ron Aissie will officiate.
Inurnment of ashes will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery at a later date.
The family will greet friends at 1 p.m. until the service time at
2 p.m. on Saturday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to
Hughey FuneraJ Home. For those who wish:, memorials may be given to
Feed the Children:, www.feedthechildren.org, and will be accepted
at the funeral home, church or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home,
P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: July 2, 2008
Submitted by: Cindy Ford