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Larry Bond

May 16 1946 - Aug 12 2008

Larry Bond, age 62, of Allen, Texas, passed away August 12, 2008 in Dallas, Texas. He was born May 16, 1946, in Hillsboro, Texas, the son of A. Sidney and Johnnie (Yarbrough) Bond. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from University of North Texas in Denton where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. On October 23, 1993, he married Bess E. Shepley in Allen, Texas. Larry was a manufacturer's sales representative for Best Home Furnishings for nineteen years and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Allen, TX. Larry was a loving husband, provider and a father without equal. He lives on through the love he gave and the lessons he taught. He is survived by his loving wife of fourteen years, Bess; son and best friend, Erik Lawrence Bond and his wife, Julie of Allen, TX; step-children, DJ & Karla Decker of Frisco, TX, Debbie Decker of Katy, TX, and Connie & Kevin Goldsberry of Allen, TX; grandsons, Chase and Cooper Goldsberry and Preston and Jonathan Decker; brother, George Bond and his wife Ethelyn of Evanston, IL; nephew, Kevin and Juliet Bond of Evanston, IL and niece, Elizabeth and Chris Mendez of Edgewater, CO; and great-nieces and nephews, Jacob, Casey, Lilly and Mira. He was preceded in death by his parents. The family will receive friends during a visitation at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, TX on Friday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 16, 2008, at Ridgeview Memorial Park with Rev. Cammy Gaston and Rev. Bryan McPherson officiating. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, August 16, 2008, at First United Methodist Church in Allen. Memorials in Larry’s memory may be made to First United Methodist Church, 601 S. Greenville, Allen, TX 75002 or Living Foundation at Medical City Transplant, 7777 Forest Lane, Ste C-750, Dallas, TX 75230.
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