Gerald George Bond
March 5, 1934 – January 26, 2020
Gerald Bond, 85, of Valrico, Florida passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Advent Health Apopka. At the time of his death he was a resident of Ocoee, Florida. Gerald (Jerry) was born on March 5, 1934 to Robert Bond and Agnes Weaver of Bay City, MI. Jerry was preceded in death by his wife MaryNell Bond, parents Robert Bond, Mike Weaver and Agnes Weaver, brothers, Henry Revord ,Robert Bond Jr., his sister, Sr. Betty Bond and infant twin grandsons.
Jerry joined the Navy and was drafted into the Army. Jerry attended the University of Detroit and the University of Central Michigan. He taught Chemistry at the local college in Tampa, Fl. He spent most of his career as a Laboratory Supervisor in Michigan, Texas and Florida before retiring. Jerry enjoyed golfing, reading, fishing, nature and spending time with his family. He will be remembered for his humor and passion. Jerry is survived by his five children, Amy (Kyle) Horrocks of Ocoee, FL , David (Kevin) Bond of Dover, FL, Debra Bond, Diane (Bob) Michael of Mt. Juliet, TN., Douglas Bond and ex wife Mary Bond of Hermitage, TN. Six grandchildren, Rob (Karrie), Meredith, Kylie, Shawn, Addison and one great granddaughter Arabella. He also leaves many other loving family members and friends. He will be dearly missed by all.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Stowers Funeral Home, 401 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511.
- Memorial Service Wednesday, February 5, 2020