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Barbara J. Bond

Barbara J. Bond, age 89, of Caldwell, Ohio, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2023 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 29, 1933 in Belle Valley, Ohio, a daughter of the late Lewis H. and Juanita McCutcheon Dennis.

She was a member of Ragan’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Barbara loved sewing, quilting, canning, watching her birds, working crossword puzzles, working in her flowers and garden. Most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a great-granddaughter Sierra Garvin; sister June Mattox and brother-in-law Bob Delay.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Lewis “Junior” Bond whom she married July 23, 1955; sons Greg (Violet) Bond of Belle Valley, Ohio, Jeff (Teresa) Bond, Doug (Alice) Bond, and Mike (Stephanie) Bond all of Caldwell; daughters Karen (Rick) Gilcher and Lori Garvin all of Caldwell; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and one due this summer; two sisters, Linda Delay of Westerville, Ohio, and Jeanette (David) Hull of Desert Palms, California; brother-in-law Don Mattox of Chandlersville, Ohio; special friend Carolin Niswonger. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and friends. The family would like to thank her nurses Beth Morrison and Rhonda Matheney for the wonderful care they provided to Barbara.

The family will receive friends for visitation Monday, February 20, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Debbie Gheen officiating. Burial will follow at the Halley’s Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Belle Valley Fire Department, PO Box 16, Belle Valley, OH 43717 or Ragan’s Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Sherry Coyle, 13516 Chapel Drive, Caldwell, OH 43724. Please join us in remembering Barbara by visiting her memorial at


  1. Lana varhola on February 17, 2023 at 5:19 pm

    She was a very sweet lady! She loved your family! She will be missed! Prayers for you all!

  2. John kinnen on February 17, 2023 at 5:19 pm

    Super nice lady .she will be missed.

  3. June johnson on February 17, 2023 at 6:49 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers

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