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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 28, 2014

R.W. Wier

R.W. Wier

R. W. Wier, born Aug. 27, 1923, in Mabank, to Lonnie and Maime Wier, died on Aug. 24, 2014, in Bedford, Texas.
He grew up in and received his education in Mabank.
He joined the U.S. Marine Corps at age 17 and served in the South Pacific during World War II and in Korea in 1950-51.
Upon discharge from the marines, he joined the Dallas Fire Department and served for 26 years. He retired as a driver engineer.
He and his wife were active members of the First United Methodist Church for more than 40 years.
He was also a 65-year member of the Masonic Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lonnie Wier and Mamie Warbinton, brothers Glenn and Dale Wier, and sister Lowayne Wier Gooch.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Willow Deen Wier; daughter Linda Harris and husband Tom; sister Eunice Getzendanner and husband Gene; brother Joe Wier; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in honor of R.W. to the First United Methodist Church in Mabank, 501 S. 3rd St. Mabank, TX 75147, (903) 887-3691 or to an organization of choice.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

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28

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 28, 2014

J. C. Culver

J. C. Culver

Funeral services for J.C. Culver, 92, were held Aug. 25, 2014, at Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Greenwood Funerals-Cremation.
Culver was born June 10, 1922, in Fort Worth and died Aug. 21, 2014.
He loved to dance.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Culver and sister Marie Olsen.
Survivors include his daughters, Joyce Gabelsberg, Sherry Wood and husband Don; sister Sue Horn; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 24, 2014

Danny Joe Bond

Danny Joe Bond

Services for Danny Joe Bond, formerly of Dallas, were held Aug. 22, 2014, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel. Interment followed at Baker Cemetery.
Danny passed away Aug. 16, 2014, at the age of 66, in Gun Barrel City, Texas.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1947, in Dallas, Texas.
He grew up in Dallas, Texas. In 1967, he entered the U.S. Army and was a mechanic, and expert sharp shooter.
Danny and Jimmie lived next door to each other as children and were married when Jimmie was 16 and Danny was 20.
They married on Dec, 23, 1967, on his first furlough.
Danny and Jimmie Bond owned their own roofing company, Danny Bond Roofing, after his tour in Vietnam.
Danny’s major passion in life was his faith in God. He loved witnessing to people and singing in church. When Danny met new people he would break out in song often with their name in it.
He had a nickname for everybody, notable among these were number 8, Peter Blood, Fish, Bill the Grinder, Jew, Toot, Jimma Lynn, Granny and Dooley. He had a giving heart and would help anybody including total strangers and would often take in total strangers that had nowhere to live.
In his younger days, he liked working on cars, riding motorcycles, boating, skiing and fishing.
He had a great sense of humor and could often be found making friends and family laugh. He loved to play around and joke. He also absolutely loved his dogs and leaves behind Ferrah, Cheryl, Jackie, Dutchess and Abby.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Wesley and Alline Bond, and his grandparents, Arthur and Lennie Bond.
Danny is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Jimmie Sullivan Bond; his son, James Bond; his granddaughter, Julia and husband Emilio; his daughter, DeeDee Tapp and husband Carl of Martins Mill and their children James Jennings IV, Alyssa Jennings and Carlee Tapp; brother-in-law Johnny Sullivan; sister-in-law Beverly Sullivan Black; sister Sandra Bond Williams and husband David, brother David Bond; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.