Kelley Pedro Bonds, 74, born June 30, 1947 to Roscoe and Lizzie Bonds, in Pulaski County, Virginia, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2022.
Kelley is a 1965 graduate of Auburn High School in Riner.
Kelley served two years in the U. S. Army as a Military Police Officer at the Presidio, San Francisco, Calif, and after his discharge in 1968, he returned to Montgomery County working at RAAP, Mackie Vending Company (Lynchburg Foundry). He retired in 2001 from Radford University Police Dept. as a Lt. after serving 27 years and he started the first detective division in the department. He received his Associate Degree from New River Community College in Correctional Officer and Criminal Justice. Kelley loved to fish and hunt and tend to his vegetable garden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe and Lizzie Bonds; brothers, Abraham, James and Danny; and sister, Christine Bonds McNeill.
He is survived by the mother of his sons, Regina Bonds; his three sons, Mike, Donnie (Kim), and Bobby; six grandchildren, Samantha (Rob) Kamasol, Hailey Bonds (Dusty Ray), Jacob Bonds, Tristan Bonds, Micha Bonds, and Jordan Bonds; the light of his life, his great granddaughters, Avery Bonds and Kinsley Kamasol. Also surviving is his sister, Shirley Dehart; brother, DeWayne (Linda) Bonds; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 25, 2022 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Graveside services will follow at 11 a.m. in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin with Pastor Scott Obenchain officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Riner Fire and Rescue
The Bonds family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.