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William E. Bond Jr.

Kill Devil Hills – William Edmund “Bill” Bond Jr., 85, of 1219 South Virginia Dare Trail, passed away on Tuesday, October 23.

Mr. Bond was born in Chowan County on July 22, 1933 and was the son of the late William E. Bond, Sr. and Emma Pruden Bond. He attended Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Va., served in the United States Army and was the retired Vice-President of Purchasing with Fieldcrest Mills Karastan Carpeting.

Surviving are his wife, Jewel Farmer Bond; two daughters, Sherry Porter and husband, Richard, of Richmond, Va. and Beverly White and husband, Owen, of Raleigh; a sister, Harriett Mitchener of Winston-Salem; and a brother, Linwood Bond of Edenton. Also surviving are Jewel’s daughters, Leah Abbott and Beth O’Leary, both of Atlanta, Ga. Together Bill and Jewel shared six grandchildren, Walt and Bennett Porter, Darden White, John O’Leary and Katie and Ezzi Abbott.

A graveside service with military honors will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Beaver Hill Cemetery, Edenton and will be conducted by Terry Jones. Immediately following the service, friends are invited to join the family at Bill’s childhood home, now the home of Lin and Amelia Bond, 667 Virginia Road, Edenton.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Inc., 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 or online at www.kidney.org.

Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, is assisting the family and online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.

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