Colonel Charles Wilson “Charlie” Bond, age 82, of Columbus, MS, passed away December 6, 2018, at his residence. Graveside services will be Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Friendship Cemetery, with Military Honors and Rev. Anne Russell Bradley and Rev. Jerry Horton officiating. Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home & Crematory, College St. location is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Bond was born July 5, 1936, in Kilmichael, MS, to the late Floyd Wilson and Marie Josephine Tupman Bond. He was an Eagle Scout and graduate of Greenwood High School. Mr. Bond was a graduate of the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY and received his masters degree from Auburn University, while he was in War College at Maxwell Air Force Base. He was a veteran of Vietnam, serving in the United States Air Force and piloted the KC-135, B-52 and Jolly Green Rescue Helicopter. Mr. Bond was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Janice Spivey Bond of Columbus, MS; sons, Dr. Kevin Bond and his wife, Lisa of Columbus, MS and Kurt Bond and his wife, Linda of Saltillo, MS; daughter, Kristie Holleman and her husband, Jack of Tupelo, MS; sister, Jean Holmes and her husband, Fred of Decatur, AL; grandchildren, Taylor Bond and his wife, Nikki, Tanner Bond, Kyle Bond and his wife, Brittney, Bradley Bond and his wife, Jessica, Hannah McCarty and Elizabeth Ann McCarty; and great-grandchildren, Liam Bond and Joseph Bond. Pallbearers will be Taylor Bond, Tanner Bond, Kyle Bond, Bradley Bond, Jack Holleman and Jake Woodard. Memorials may be made to the Last House on the Block, P.O. Box 304, Columbus, MS, 39703, or the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 8, Columbus, MS, 39703.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on December 7, 2018
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