David R. Bonner, age 78, of Jay, Florida passed away March 18, 2018. David was born on June 23, 1939.
He retired from Monsanto after 37.5 years as a mechanic and machinist. He was an avid ﬁsherman and loved watching Nascar and drag racing. He also enjoyed ﬂying kites as a hobby. He was a life long member of Pensacola First Church of the Nazarene. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
David is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Ann Jones Bonner, his three daughters, Shannon Garrett (Johnny), Melonie Callahan (John), and Tanya Menard (Art). Also, his grandchildren Lane Garrett, John Caleb and Zachary Callahan, his brother Mike Bonner and numerous nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ida Pearl Bonner Smith of Pensacola, Fl and Orville Bonner of Mobile, Al.
A time of visitation will be held at Rose Lawn Funeral Home, Gulf Breeze on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM. A celebration of life service will follow at 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will be in the Rose Lawn Funeral Home Mausoleum.
I'm so sorry about the loss of David. My deepest condolences goes out to the family. I'm looking forward with you all to the resurrection of our loved ones. Jehovah provides escape from death. (Psalm 68:20
So sorry for your loss. Praying for your whole family. Love you.
Paige ReidFarmington, MO
Tanya, You are in my prayers. ((Hugs))! Don't forget to cry. It's ok to grieve.
Sandy ShelleyFarmington, MO
My prayers are with you and the family at this time of loss. My memories of mine and David's young life together come back to me. I remember us walking to school together to elementary school. Pray life will be good to you.
Marilyn BrantleyPensacola, FL
All our love and prayers.
Terry and Debbie BiwlingFarmington, MO
Art and Tanya.
Sending our love and prayers. It's never easy to lose a loved one. I pray God's comfort cover you.
Rachel RhodesFarmington, MO
We love you, keeping you close in our thoughts and prayers. We told David the other night, and we believe with all our hearts, we will see him again!
Jill SteinPensacola, FL
Our family is praying for the family. Great guy who is now in the presence of Jesus.
Don HastingsNashville, TN
Art & Tanya
Sorry for the passing of your father. You are in our prayers.
Rev. Tim MorganFarmingtin, MO