SIKESTON -- Matthew Lee Bond, 32, died at 7:43 p.m. Oct. 23, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Dec. 15, 1970, in Sacramento, Calif., son of Joy Wall Bond of St. Louis and the late Danny Bond, he graduated from New Madrid County Central High School in 1990 and had been involved with the Special Olympics, where he played basketball. He was of the Baptist belief.
In addition to his mother, survivors include: two brothers, Danny Wayne Bond of Lilbourn and Sean Wall of St. Louis; two sisters, Michelle McMackin of St. Louis and Jeanna Johnson of Canalou; his maternal grandfather, Bill Wall of Reedsport, Ore.; and four nieces and four nephews.
Visitation is from noon today until time of memorial service at 2 p.m. in the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tom McCanless, pastor of the Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church, officiating.