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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Funeral Services for Mr. William Bond, Jr.

KINGSPORT — Mr. William (Billy) Matthew Bond, Jr., was born on Aug. 1, 1950 in Kingsport to his parents Mr. William Matthew Bond and Ethel Mae Leeper Bond. Both parents preceded him in death. In 1988, he was united in holy matrimony to Gretchen Weathers. Their daughter, Tiffany Bond was born July 31, 1990.
Billy graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree in accounting. After college, he went to work for Monsanto Corp. in St. Louis, Mo. He later moved back to Tennessee to work for Mason-Dixon Trucking Company. In 1987, he relocated to the Dallas area where he worked as manager of Pension Funds for the Internal Revenue Service. On Dec. 20, 2007 at the age of 57, Billy was prematurely taken from his family by a tragic car accident.
Billy is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Gretchen Weathers-Bond; a beloved daughter, Tiffany Bond; three brothers, Darwin, Marvin and Tony Bond; two sisters, Kathy Evans and Susan Bond; three caring sisters-in law, Jean, Thelma and Hazel; a host of nieces, nephews cousins, other relatives and friends.
Billy loved Tennessee and he will be laid to rest in the historic Bond-Pierce Family Cemetery in Kingsport.
The family request either flowers or donations be made to the International Myeloma Foundation.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the hour of services.
Friends may call at the residence of Ms. Roselene Bond at 1018 East Sevier at anytime.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 pm. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007 at the Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Kenneth Calvert officiating.
Interment to follow in the Bond-Pierce Family Cemetery.
Mr. William (Billy)Matthew Bond, Jr. and family are in the care of R.A. Clark Funeral Service, Inc.