Robert Douglas Bond, age, 84, of Medfield, where he has been a resident since 1973, died November 19, 2013, at Beth Israel Hospital. Born in Newton he was the cherished son of the late Herbert and Hazel (Wadman) Bond. He was raised and educated in the Dover public schools. He then attended the Stockbridge School of Agriculture located at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He served as a Corporal in the U. S. Army. Robert was employed by the McMillan and Blowdel Lumber Company for many years from which he retired in 1992. He was a Volunteer Fire Fighter for Medfield and Dover, a Dover Special Police Unit Officer and a past Commander of the Dover American Legion. He was also a 50 year member of the Charles River Lodge and a member of the Medfield Acacia Club. Robert leaves behind his wife Sharon (Leach) Bond, his loving children, William E. Bond and his wife Lily of Ridgewood, NJ; Jennifer L. Nickerson and her husband William of Weymouth; Robert D. Bond Jr. and his wife Kimberly of Medfield; and a sister Shirley McGill of Dover. He was also adored by his 5 grandchildren, Andrew, Grace, Matthew, Lauren and Hazel Bond. He was predeceased by his brother Herbert Bond Jr. and sister Cynthia Bond Richards. A celebration of his life will be held at the United Church of Christ 496 Main St, Medfield, MA on Saturday, Nov 23rd at 1PM. Visiting hours will be Friday from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller St., Medfield, MA. If desired contributions may be made to The Club at the Center, 1 Ice House Rd, Medfield, MA 02052. See www.robertsmitchell. com for the obituary, directions and other information.
The Guest Book is expired.
Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Service
15 Miller Street Medfield, MA 02052
Published in MetroWest Daily News on Nov. 21, 2013