Wiley B. Bond
Wiley B. Bond, 75, of Hickory Grove Manor Nursing Home, died at 12:20
p.m. yesterday at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was an employee of Mt.
Vernon Car Manufacturing Co. for many years.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, at Myers Chapel,
with the Rev. Gus Smith officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn
cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral chapel after 6 p.m. Friday.
Mr. Bond was born in Woodlawn on Feb. 8, 1899, the son of F. M. and
Mary (Chamness) Bond. He was married to Ruby E. Peeck on Nov. 4, 1922.
She preceded him in death on April 28, 1972.
Mr. Bond was a veteran of World War I and a member of the First Baptist
church in Mt. Vernon.
He is survived by a step-daughter, Mrs. Cleo Modert, of Kankakee; a
sister, Mrs. Nell Willoughby, of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Pete Bond, of Woodlawn;
three step-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 16 August 1974
Submitted by: Lori Lisenby Leonard