Robert “Bob” Bond, age 85, of Summerset, S.D., died on Monday, April 30, 2018, at his home in Summerset.
Robert W. Bond was born January 2, 1933, the son of Norman and Sara (Rose) Bond, in Potato Creek, Bennett County, South Dakota.
Bob married Sharlynn Holsinger from Merriman, and to that marriage on son Rodney was born. They lived in California where Bob was an electrician and went on to establish his own business. He retired from that and after the death of Rodney and then his wife, Sharlynn, he moved back to Martin where he purchased the Bert Mansfield property. In 2013, he sold that property and moved to Rapid City and then to Summerset where he lived until his passing.
Survivors include his granddaughter Kristy Bond Tognazzini; great-grandchildren, Austin (7) and Hayley (4); sisters Dorothy Petrik and Bonnie Stethem; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends Brad Cvach and Karmell Sharp.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife Sharlynn in 2005; his son Rodney in 2000; his parents; three brothers Lowell, Wesley, and Donald; and two sisters Norma Good and Marlyn Bond.
Cards and memorials may be sent to 28765 237th Ave. Martin, SD 57551.
Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, at the New American Legion in Martin.
Interment will be at the Santa Maria Cemetery in Santa Maria, Calif..
Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Philip.