He was born on November 8, 1928 to the late Lyal G. and Florence C. (West) Bond. Donald was a veteran serving with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He and his wife, Vivian, served as missionaries in Peru for 46 years. They were members of the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism.
He retired to Sebring in 2003 from Binghamton, New York and was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church of Sebring where he was very active. Even after retirement he and Vivian traveled extensively around the globe teaching and preaching for about 10 years. He served as chaplain at the Avon Park Correctional Institute. Donald was loved dearly and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
The funeral service was held on Monday, January 30, at Maranatha Baptist Church in Sebring with Reverend Terry Price officiating.
Interment was at Sarasota National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to ABWE, P.O. Box 8585, Harrisburg, PA 17105, Attn: Donald & Vivian Bond Camp Memorial Fund, Account # 0116641-011
Services entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870
Online condolences may be left at:www.stephensonnelsonfh.com