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Richard L. Bond, 94

April 15, 2014

Walla Walla resident Richard L. Bond, 94, passed away on April 5, 2014, at Matty’s Home Care in Walla Walla.
Mr. Bond was born on June 3, 1919, in Spokane to Dwight A. and Vida Burroughs Bond. He graduated from North Center High School.
On June 4, 1938, he and Lois M. McDowell were married in Spokane. They lived in Chattaroy and owned the Riverside Service convenience store and gas station and the Ram Drive-In on the Newport Highway. After selling their business, they traveled for about 20 years in their motor home before settling back in Chattaroy. They moved to the Walla Walla area 12 years ago from Spokane.
Mrs. Bond passed away in 2009.
He is survived by two daughters, Connie Eide of Milton-Freewater, Ore., and Betty Janu of Scandia, Minn.; one son, Dwight Bond of Spokane; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Burial will be at a later date in Deer Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association through Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla, WA 99362.
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