Obituary of Linda Ruth Bond
(January 15, 1955 - November 27, 2012)
Vancleave, MS ~ Linda Ruth Bond of Biloxi and later Vancleave passed away suddenly at her home on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Born in Biloxi, Linda attended Biloxi High, while working summers and weekends as mate on her father's charter boat, the Belvedere. She enjoyed fishing so much she continued to do it full time after graduating and became well known at Biloxi Small Craft Harbor and the Broadwater Marina for her skills. She met her soul mate, Louis, while they were both deck handing at the Broadwater. They were married on December 22, 1973. Louis went to work at Ingalls and they later moved to Vancleave, where Linda retired from fishing. One of her cherished experiences was a trip to Hawaii with her husband, where she caught a billfish and made many friends.
Linda is preceded in death by her parents, Capt. H. L. and Doris Ruth McQueen and her brothers, Butch and Grady McQueen.
She is survived by her husband, Louis David Bond; her daughter, Capt. Michelle Ruth Bond and her grandchildren, Marina Ruth and Salinity Ruth.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home. Friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. until service time. Entombment will be in Southern Memorial Park.
Published in The Sun Herald on November 29, 2012.
Louis David Bond
1954–2021 (m. 1970)
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