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Shirley A. Bond

April 19, 1934 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 87)


Shirley A. Bond of Gahanna, Ohio, passed away October 16, 2021 at 7:15 am in Dublin, Ohio; formerly of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, Murrells Inlet & Pawleys Island, SC. Shirley was born April 19, 1934 in Dayton, Ohio, where she was raised and graduated from Jefferson Township High School.   


She was preceded in death by parents Walter and Dora Moore of LaRue, Ohio, and 2 brothers Donald and Norman. She is survived by brother Gerald (Rothadelle) Moore and sister Marjorie (Vernon) Huston. She is also survived by 5 children, Patti (Dean) Nickless, Alan (Sandra) Bond, Mike (Cheryl) Bond, Melissa Bond and Kelle Bond, as well as 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.  


Shirley was a musician, playing baritone, tenor and alto saxophone in her youth, and then tenor and alto saxophone in the Fostoria Community Band, North Myrtle Beach Community and Swing Bands. She also played piano and sang, always sharing her love of music with everyone she met. An accomplished seamstress, she made many costumes and clothes for stage, children, grandchildren and friends alike, she also made beautiful dolls. She was active in the Bucyrus Little Theater and as well as the Star Players Community Theater in the 1960's thru 1980's. She participated in the Senior Olympics in Ohio in the late 90's before moving to South Carolina in 1998, medaling in race walking.  


A visitation will be at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky, on November 6th, 2021, from 1-3pm. We will be celebrating the life and talents of our mother/grandmother/sister and would like you to join us in sharing memories.


The family requests that masks be worn while in attendance.  


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donating in her name, to either 

Columbus Humane Animal Shelter or Nationwide Children’s Hospital and memorials may be sent to Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, Ohio, 43351.


Online condolences may be sent to www.lucasbatton.com. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Shirley, please visit our floral store.


November 6, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
476 S. Sandusky Ave.
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351


Columbus Humane Animal Shelter

Nationwide Children's Hospital

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