Thomas Edward Bonds • May 3, 2021
Thomas Edward Bonds, age 92, of Pensacola, Florida went to be with the Lord on May 3, 2021 with his family by his side. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 69 years, Barbara, his parents Joel and Sara Bell Bonds, his siblings Sally Mae Moye, Jesse Joel Bonds, Jewel Bonds, Willie Ray “Bill” Bonds, Clarence Bonds and Ruby Jo Bagget. He is survived by his children Ann Fisk (David), Brenda Hinote (Dennis), Ronald Bonds (Cassi), Peggy French (Mike), 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren with his first great great grandchild expected this summer. Thomas lived a fulfilled life and cherished the time spent with his family. In his younger years he served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. He often reminisced about his experience aboard the USS Hamner. He retired from Champion Paper Company after 39 years.
The family would like to acknowledge Emerald Cost hospice and Cheryl Tait for their assistance in caring for him.
Services will be held Friday, May 14, 2021 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Visitation is from 12:00-1:00 with a memorial service immediately following at 1:00PM. The memorial service will be officiated by his son, Ronald Bonds.
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