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Ronald Boundy

June 28, 1925 — July 30, 2018

Melvin - Ronald G. ‘Sonny' Boundy, 93, of Melvin, passed away at 9:18 p.m. on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Gibson Area Hospital-Annex in Gibson City.

A Celebration of Life will be at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Melvin United Methodist Church in Melvin with Pastor Liz Reis officiating. Full Military Honors will be accorded. Visitation will be from 1-4:00 p.m. prior to his service on Thursday. Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City is assisting the family with arrangements.

Inurnment will be at a later date in Melvin Cemetery in Melvin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Gibson Area Hospital-Annex, Melvin Fire Department or Melvin United Methodist Church.

Sonny was born on June 28, 1925 in Melvin, Illinois, a son to Delmar and Leora Johnson Boundy. He married Doris M. Malone on December 23, 1946 in Melvin, Illinois. She proceeded him in death on April 29, 2014.

Surviving are his children, Gary Boundy of Bloomington, Larry (Wendy) Boundy of Melvin and Terri (Wayne) Snyder of Gibson City; six grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Tonya Boundy and brother, Robert Boundy.

Sonny proudly served in the United States Navy as a Pharmacist's Mate Second Class during WWII. In May 2017, he and his son Larry, participated in the Peoria Honor Flight. Sonny continued to tell everyone and share his experience.

He started farming in 1947 and was a life-long farmer in Melvin. He was a member of the Ford County Fair Board.

Sonny was a devoted family man and insisted his children were perfect. He was a people person, a jokester and never knew a stranger. He and his friends met on Tuesdays for ‘Coffee Club'.

Online condolences and memories of Sonny may be shared with the family at rosenbaumfh.com.


Visitation

AUG 2. 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CDT)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

Celebration of Life

AUG 2. 4:00 PM (CDT)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ronald 'Sonny' G. Boundy, please visit our floral store.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Military Honors

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Starts at 11:28am (Eastern time)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home

925 IL-47, Gibson City, IL 60936

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Starts at 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Melvin United Methodist Church (Melvin)

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Visitation

Thursday, April 22, 2021

1:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Melvin United Methodist Church (Melvin)

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