Kasilof resident Clifford Bond, 67, died unexpectedly, Friday, May 14, 2010 at his home off North Cohoe Loop in Kasilof.
An open house memorial will be held from 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at the Eagles Lodge on North Cohoe Loop.
Mr. Bond was born July 18, 1942, in Boise, Idaho. He completed high school a year of college and two years of vocational plumbing. He was a logger in Southeast Alaska from 1965-70. He owned M & B Plumbing & Heating in Anchorage until 2006. He retired to Cohoe Cove Campground in 2006 and he retired from plumbing and heating in 2008.
"Cliff was a kind, good, good-natured, hardworking and generous to a fault. He loved his wife and family including all of his grandchildren and brand new great-granddaughter. Clifford always wanted to travel and see new places. He was an avid cribbage player, golfer, fisherman and hunter," his family said. "Cliff was always ready with a joke to cheer up his many friends and he lived life to its fullest with his wife Sharon. He was loved, appreciated and will be remembered by many people."
Mr. Bond was preceded in death his parents, Glen and Grace Bond and his sister, Dorothy French.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Sharon of Kasilof; sons and daughter-in-law, James Goeres of Mott, N. Dakota and Thomas and Judy Bond of Wasilla; daughters and son-in-law, Kelly Baxter of Philip, S. Dakota, Kimberly and Cory Larsen of Banks, Ore., and Keri Bond of Wasilla; brothers and sisters-in-law, Glen and Judy Bond of Forest Grove, Ore., Rodger and Sandi Bond of Banks, Ore., and Norman and Bobbie Bond of Clatskanie, Ore.; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Roger French and Ray and May Trussell all of Banks, Ore.; grandsons, Michael Johnson of Puyallup, Wash., Zachary Baxter of Philip, S. Dakota, Eric Larsen of Banks, Ore., Kyler Bond, Casper Fielding and Clifford Yoncher all of Wasilla; granddaughters, Kelsey Johnson of Wasilla, Emilie Baxter of Philip, S. Dakota, and Kellsy Bond of Wasilla; many nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to the family at P.O. Box 1229, Kasilof, AK 99610.
Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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