Robert Baker Bond passed away on January 5, 2018, in Cottage Grove, Oregon. He was born on May 12, 1922 in Columbus, Kansas to Th omas & Mildred (Ficke) Bond. He and Dorothy Jeane (Edwards) were married on November 2, 1948 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thair daughter, Melinda was born on May 12, 1951.
Bob also known as “Baker,” was a veteran of WWII. He was a carpenter and enjoyed many seasons of sharing his skills ministering in Mexico and Peru. He was a member of the Cottage Grove Faith Center.
Bob enjoyed fi shing out of Baja and Trinidad CA, traveling in Alaska and Mexico, gardening, watching football, and baseball, especially the Chicago Cubs, and “parties” with his family. He thoroughly appreciated living in his home on the bank of Row River for 63 years.
He was know as “Granddad” to all of his family members, which include his wife Dorothy, daughter Melinda her husband Karl, (a very special son-in-law) 2 grandchildren, Kristie (Bobby) Taylor of Dallas OR., Joshua Drew (Sarah Jones) of Cottage Grove and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Jean Phillips of Wyandott, OK.
Bob requested that there was not to be a funeral or memorial service. Arrangements by Musgrove Family Mortuary of Eugene. His Family is so appreciative of the loving care he received from PeaceHealth Hospice and the skilled staff at Coast Fork Nursing Center.