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William "Bill" H. Bond, Sr.

July 28, 1938 May 9, 2019
William "Bill" H. Bond, Sr.
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Obituary for William "Bill" H. Bond, Sr.

William “Bill” H. Bond, Sr., 80, of Parsons, died at 8:29 P.M., Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Freeman Health System.

He was born July 28, 1938 at Sikeston, MO, a son of Ivy Lester, Sr. and Ethel Mae (Hobbs) Bond. He was raised at Sikeston until moving to San Francisco, CA age 16. In 1963 he moved to Wichita and began his 50-year career as an over the-road truck driver. He moved to Parsons in 1984 and continued driving for various companies. He was also trained as a mechanic.

He was united in marriage to Leta Mae Whittley in 1957. They later divorced. He later married Patsy L. Shineflew on September 11, 1971 at Wichita. She preceded him in death on October 17, 2011.

He was a member of the Pleasant Hill Church at rural Dennis. He enjoyed hunting, motorcycles and fishing and spending time with his family.

Survivors include: one son – William Bond, Jr., Wichita, KS; two step-daughters – Karen Zook, Parsons, KS, Linda Darling, Parsons, KS; three step-sons – Roger Kuffler, Wichita, KS, Ivan Reed, Parsons, KS, Gary Reed, Wichita, KS; eleven grandchildren – Alesha Morrison, Jeremy Kuffler, Jessica Swafford, Amber Alloway, Joshua Darling, Ashley Avila, Aimee Fitzgarald, Sarah Williams, Kaytee Reed, Trey Bond, Serena Bond; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; five brothers – Glen E. Bond, Oppelo, AR, Emery E. Bond, Carbondale, IL, Ivy J. Bond, San Antonio, TX, Lee Roy Bond, Rancho Cucamonga, CA Ivy L. Bond, Morley, MO; two sisters – Betty J. Diggs, Delta, MO, Mary F. Cooper, Ava, IL. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers – Charles E. Bond, Ivan M. Bond, Kenneth D. Bond Carolus G. Bond; one sister – Shirley Rice and one great-grandson – Seth Ashcraft.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home with Tony Encarnacion officiating. Burial will be in the South Mound Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 94, Parsons, KS 67357. Online condolences may be left at

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Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons

112 North 26th Street
Parsons, KS 67357

Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons
112 North 26th Street Parsons 67357 KS
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11:00 AM 5/15/2019 11:00:00 AM
Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons

112 North 26th Street
Parsons, KS 67357

Carson-Wall Funeral Home Parsons
112 North 26th Street Parsons 67357 KS
United States

Cemetery Details


South Mound Cemetery Final Resting Place

4700 Republic Road
South Mound, KS 67357

4700 Republic Road South Mound 67357 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

6800 W. 93rd.
Overland Park, KS 66212

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