Mr. James O. Bondurant of Gainesville, died at E.T. York Hospice Care Center on June 27, 2012 from a prolonged illness.
He was born in Richmond, Virginia on August 14, 1931 to Carroll and Mary Bondurant. Jim enlisted in the United States navy where he served from 1951 to 1955. After his discharge he held the position of sales manager for General Motors and operations manager for Kaiser Aluminum, Packaging Corporation of America, and IVEX.
Jim loved to travel, watch NASCAR, golf, spend time with his family and serve God through Trinity United Methodist Church.
Jim is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat; his son, Ken and wife, daughter, Karen and husband, 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Frank Bondurant of Richmond ; sister, Dorothy Shirley and husband of Roswell, GA.
Visitation will be Friday, June 29 at Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 NW 23rd Ave., from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held on June 30 in the Chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd Ave., at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606 or Trinity UMC (32653).
Arrangements are entrusted to Forest Meadows Funeral Home, Cemeteries, and Crematory. (352) 378-2528 Please sign his guestbook at www.forestmeadowsfh.com
My most sincerest apologies…mostly for not searching jim out sooner I was told he passed many years ago and was ashamed and shocked to hear I missed out on all of his accomplishments …. I would love to hear more of how he lived rather than dwell uopn his passing so please feel free to contact me. I would enjoy the exchange pf histories with his family and friends. My heartfelt condolences. I pray this finds all in good health and am deeply saddened .