John Corey Bond

January 16, 1969 ~ November 14, 2023

John Corey Bond 54, passed away in his residence surrounded by the people he loved most on November 14, 2023.

He was born on January 16, 1969 in Lake Charles Louisiana, the place he called home for most of his life. He will be remembered by so many. He made a lasting impact on seemingly everyone that knew him, both near and far. People gravitated towards him for countless reasons, whether it was his vast knowledge, his sharp wit, his kind and loving nature, or the insightful perspective that he always brought to any conversation. He excelled in whatever he chose to do. The written word was his passion.

He was a writer and a voracious reader, and spent his life surrounded by books. He worked as a manager for Paper Heroes, Books-a-Million, and most recently served as branch manager at the Moss Bluff Public Library. Over three decades working to put books in people’s hands. His staff and patrons at the library all adored him. Of his many achievements in life, the most important one came so naturally for him. He was an amazing father, with unconditional love and unwavering support for his only child, always putting his needs first. And for those lucky enough to call him “friend”, he was the best friend you could ever hope for.

He is survived by his son, Matthew; sisters, Cathy Perry (Ed) and Cindy Menard (Dale), biological mother, Euta Hinton; a host of nieces and nephews, a bunch of those lucky friends, and his beloved dog, Bandit.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, Judge William Ellis Bond and Kathryn “Shirley” Bond.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at Johnson funeral home of Moss Bluff on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 2 PM. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 12 PM until the time of the service. Cremation has been entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff.


Visitation: Saturday, November 18, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home - Moss Bluff
2171 North Hwy 171
Lake Charles, LA 70611

Funeral Service: Saturday, November 18, 2023
2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home - Moss Bluff
2171 North Hwy 171
Lake Charles, LA 70611

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  1. Candle 7We shared a lot of laughs, and sometimes tears. There wasn’t anything that you couldn’t find humor in. I will miss our discussions, our hangouts and our crazy ideas. But mostly of all, I will miss you my old friend.

  2. Candle 2Corey, you will be missed by all that new and loved you. My fondest memory will be our “West Wing” viewing sessions with Grethe, you, and Sue and I.

  3. Candle 2May condolences bring your family comfort and ease the pain of your loss. You will be dearly missed my friend.

  4. My prayers are with you, Cindy and Cathy, and your families. I have such fun memories of time spent with your family all those years ago. Cory was just a kid then, but I am blessed by reading about his life and the impact he had on so many as he grew up. I know you will miss him!

  5. Candle 1Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this wonderful father, brother and friend. We are all so blessed to have known him.

  6. Candle 1Sending our thoughts and prayers to Matthew, and all family and friends. Corey was a treasured coworker and friend. He will be missed.

  7. For me. And your Friends that shared their Love for you. I did not know you. I can see how they do.
    That is all that matters.

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