Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
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Robert E. Bonds, Jr., 57, of Albion, MI, died Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, MI. He was born May 24, 1951 in Detroit, MI the son of Robert E. Bonds, Sr. and LuBertha (Card) Bonds.
He served in the US Army during Vietnam where he received a National Service Defense Medal. He was the president and CEO of SPGB Services Inc.
Robert is survived by Wife of 8 Years: Sue Bonds of Albion, MI; Step-Children: Autumn King of Lansing, MI, Katie (Jason) Wicks of Lansing, MI, Lawrence (Cara) King of Bath, MI, Artesia (Charles) Wilder of Lansing, MI, Albert Payne of Battle Creek, MI; Grandchildren: Jordan, Treyvon, D'Mitrius, D'Andre, Lana, Hendrix, Deshon, Ezekiel and Chelsea; Mother-in-Law: Patricia Bell of Haslett, MI; 4 Sisters, 3 Brothers, 3 Sister-in-laws and 3 Brother-in-laws. He was preceded in death by his Parents and Brother: Howard Bonds.
He was a member of the Emmanuel Covenant Church International where served as a minister and was recently appointed to serve as a presbytery board member. He was a life member of the NAACP. He loved camping in his motor home, riding his Harley Davison motorcycle and spending time with his grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 from 12 Noon to 8 P.M. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 11:00 A.M. at the Emmanuel Covenant Church International (585 Hubbard Street) with Bishop Hugh D. Smith, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at the Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be made to Charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes. www.bachmanhebble.com
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