United Township High School Class Of 1960
Phillip J. Bond
November 9, 1942 - March 30, 2018
EAST MOLINE — Phillip J. “Joe” Bond, 75, of East Moline, passed away Friday,
March 30, 2018, at home.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday April 5, 2018, at Rock
Island National Cemetery. Arsenal Island, with full military honors
performed by East Moline American Legion Post 227. Visitation will be held
from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at Van Hoe Funeral Home, Ltd.,
East Moline, where memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice. Cremation has
been accorded. Those wishing to attend the graveside service must be at the
funeral home by 9:15 a.m. Thursday for the processional.
Phillip was born November 9, 1942, in Moline, a son of Herbert and Maxine
(Hollingsworth) Bond. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1960 at the
age of 17, and proudly served his country until being honorably discharged
in 1964. The Marines influenced his life in every way, and he was proud to
have the ideals and values taught to him, so he could teach and show them to
He married Patricia Mulligan on August 12, 1968, at First Christian Church
in East Moline. He worked for the Rock Island Lines for seven years, and
then retired from Prudential Insurance as an agent and sales manager in 1998
after 27 years of faithful service.
Mr. Bond enjoyed golfing, coaching youth sports, and was an
accomplished handyman. Most of all, his family and extended family were
most important in his life, taking priority over all else. He loved them
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Pat; children, Nick
(Melissa) Bond of Davenport and Trish (Bryan) Ryser of Bettendorf; five
grandchildren, Ellie, Sophie Maxine, Brandon, Lucas and Alex, all at
home; a brother, Stephen (Carol) Bond of Ames, Iowa; and several nieces
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Maxine Bond;
brother, Carl Bond; sister, Virginia Engh; brother-in-law, Vic Engh;
sister-in-law, Mary Bond; mother- and father-in-law, James and Adele
Family and friends may visit Phillip's obituary and leave condolences
for the family online at www.vanhoe.com.