William Carl "Smokey" Bond, Sr., 81, resident of 136 Ballenger Rd. Hodges, SC formerly of Railroad St. Abbeville widower of Frances Anglin Bond passed away Monday Nov. 24, 2008 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.
Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of the late Carl S. and Helen Clark Bond.
He was a United States Navy veteran of WWII, serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre. He was a retired employee of Milliken Textiles in the Maintenance Department with over 40 years of service. He was also a member of Southside Baptist Church. Smokey will be remembered as a loving father and grandfather and will be sorely missed by his family and many friends.
Survivors include 1 son William Carl (Billy) Bond, Jr. and his wife Jean of Hodges, SC; 2 daughters Marian Samion and her husband Blaise of Butler, TN and Darnell Hughes and husband John of Wilmington, NC; 1 sister Ann Smith of Atlanta, Georgia; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister Lila Jean Lawton and a brother Corley Bond.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday Nov. 28, 2008 at 2:00 PM in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with military rites. The family is at the home of his son Mr. & Mrs. Billy Bond 136 Ballenger Rd. Hodges, SC.
Memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Bond to Southside Baptist Church 505 West Greenwood St. Abbeville, SC 29620.