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Larry Doyle Bond

05/24/1949 - 12/14/2017
Service Date: 12/22/2017
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kleinman Park Ward, 616 S. Extension, Mesa, AZ 85210

Larry Doyle Bond, 68, passed away peacefully at home on December 14th, 2017. He was born in Mesa, AZ on May 24, 1949 to D Leroy & Pearl Willis Bond. He married Joetta Johnson on November 17, 1972, in the Mesa, AZ LDS Temple.

Preceded in death by his sister, Donna Fyvie, brother in law, Jim Church, and daughter, Sherri Lynn Bond.

He is survived by his wife, Joetta Johnson Bond, his other children, David (Darlene) Bond, Julie (Preston) Scheier, and Steven (Christina) Bond, as well as 14 grandchildren. His surviving siblings are Milt Fyvie, Marilyn (Paul) Plumb, Buzz (Carol Jean) Bond, Jeannie (Gary) Lythgoe, Jerry Bond, and Linda Church.

Larry served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hong Kong. This experience defined his character and his commitment to the Savior for the remainder of his life. Many of his closest relationships stem from his experience in Hong Kong with fellow missionaries and members. He served as a medic in the military in the Army Reserves. He worked as an accountant for many years. He faithfully served in various callings with the church; home teacher, instructor, clerk, and as a counselor in a bishopric.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Kleinman Park Ward located at 616 S. Extension, Mesa, AZ 85210. Visitation will be available at 9:00 a.m. prior to the services, as well as from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the same location. Interment will be at the City of Mesa Cemetery located at 1212 N. Center Street, Mesa, AZ.



  • We love Larry and all of you. Sending heartfelt payers your way

  • Sweet Jo,
    So sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. Much love, Bonnie

  • Bill and Laurie Guffey

    So sorry to hear of your loss Jo. What a great obituary for us that didn’t know him. He sounds like a great guy but I wouldn’t expect anything else being married to such a great wife. Love you Jo (baggie😉)

  • Robert & Kathee Merkley

    It has been years since we’ve seen anyone from your family. But your family left a huge impression on us even after 25 + years. Larry was truly a kind gentle man. The perfect neighbor. The dedicated councilor at church. The patient father. The honest clerk. The soft spoken example. I’m sorry he passed on already, especially at Christmas. It seems too young but maybe he had been ill??? I hope you can have a wonderful celebration of his life surrounded by your family.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. He was a great man and helped in raising a great family. Our prayers are with you

  • Mar June Scheier

    We love your family and will miss Larry. We are grateful for the knowledge we’ll see him again. May you all feel Heavenly Fathers love and peace. Wish we could be there in person. We will be there in spirit.

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