William Bonds, 66, of Greenwood, SC and formerly of Elyria, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2007 at his home. William was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Greenwood, SC, and a former member of Second Baptist Church of Elyria.
Mr. Bonds was educated through the South Carolina School System before coming to Elyria and working as a crane operator for the Elyria Foundry, retiring after 34 years of service.
Mr. Bonds leaves to cherish his memories his devoted wife, Jessie B. Lites-Bonds; daughters, Aprelle Wilene Bonds and Haungel L. Bonds, both of Elyria, Jessena (Clinton) B. Thomas of Potomac, MD; son, William Jason (Jadelene) Bonds of Elyria; sisters, Levonia B. Nicholson of Ninety-Six, SC, Carrie Bell (John) Tenner of Greenwood, SC; brother, Sterling (Katie) Bonds of Greenwood, SC; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Alice L. Thomas of Ninety-Six, SC, Mrs. Annie L. Watson of Greenwood, SC, Mrs. Wilhelmenia (John) Phillips of Elyria; and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
Friends may call Friday, September 7, 2007, from 12 Noon until the time of Service at 12:30 P.M. in the Second Baptist Church of Elyria, 427 Chapman Lane, where the Rev. Carl P. Small, Pastor, will officiate services. Burial to follow at Rest Haven Memory Garden, Avon. Carter Funeral Homes, Elyria, is in charge of Funeral Arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.