Noah Ray Bonds Sr.

Published 8:56 pm Sunday, July 16, 2017

After a valiant fight with cancer, Noah Ray Bonds Sr., of Bear Grass, NC, 70, died on July 14th, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.

Noah was born on August 9, 1946 and resided with his family in Williamston, NC. On October 20th, 1967 he married Linda Gail Bland Bonds and resided in Bear Grass. He is survived by his wife and his sons Noah Ray Bonds Jr., his fiancé Mary Beth and David Wayne Bonds, his wife Annie; his grandchildren Haley, Brooke, Morgan, Mason and Jackson Bonds and Oliva and Joseph Ragland. He is also survived by his sisters: Genny Bonds Reed and husband Charlie of Salisbury, NC, Ruth Bonds Silverthorne of Williamston, Margie Bonds Manning and husband Ronnie of Williamston, as well as his special siblings Johnnie Frank Beacham of Williamston, and Willie (Odie) Beacham of Plymouth, NC.

He served on the Bear Grass Volunteer Fire Department from 1978 to present where he was an active member serving as President of the Board of Directors. He was also retired from Merita Bread Company where he worked from January 1968 to April 2004. He served with the Bear Grass Ruritans and was an active member of Bear Grass Recreational Department for many years.

He is preceded in death by his parents John Fenner and Gladys Beacham Bonds; brother Fenner Allen Bonds; and sister Frankie Meeks, as well as special siblings Geraline Goddard and Angeline Gardner.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Marion Shepard Cancer Center in Washington or Bear Grass Fire Rescue Department.

Visitation is Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Biggs Funeral Home.

Funeral service is on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11:00am at Biggs Funeral Home (Chapel). Burial will follow in Skewakee Cemetery.