|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1935, USA|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2012|
North Carolina, USA
FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Retired Army Master Sergeant Jack Lee Bonner, 77, of Fayetteville, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012.
Master Sergeant Bonner was born January 17, 1935, in Shinston, West Virginia, the son of late Anna Mae and Freeman Bonner.
He enlisted in the Army in 1952 and retired in 1974. He served in Okinawa, Germany and Vietnam. He was awarded two Bronze Stars and several commendations.
He served on the board of treasurer for the Special Forces Association for 16 years, as an assistant treasurer for two years and as treasurer for the 1-18 Chapter SFA for eight years.
He was the owner and operator of Bonner and Associates for 28 years.
He was preceded in death by his three sisters; Freida Gurney, Betty Bonner and Margie Bonner all of Shinston; two brothers, Ray and Charles Bonner; and a grandson, J. T. Naylor.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Phyllis A. Bonner; and four children, Helena Bonner (husband Alexander Gonzalez) of Fuquay-Varina, Barbara Danhouser (Kirk) of Madison, WI, Jack Bonner (Marcella) of Salemburg, and Woodrow Bonner (Kristi) of Burlington; and nine grandchildren; Justin Bonner, Alexis Bonner-Gonzalez, Hillary Bonner-Gonzalez, Logan Bonner, Kailyn Danhouser, Morgan Bonner, Griffin Bonner and Jackcyn Bonner.
A memorial service was held at 2 pm Sunday, April 8, 2012, at the Special Forces Association, 4990 Doc Bennett Road, Fayetteville, NC 28306.
Memorial contributions may be made to the:
Special Forces Scholarship Fund
Services were entrusted to Rogers and Breece Funeral Home of Fayetteville.
~ SOURCE: Fayetteville Observer (April 8, 2012)
Created by: John Michael
Record added: Apr 07, 2012
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Thank you for your service to our country, Sergeant Bonner! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!|
Added: Aug. 26, 2012