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May 22, 2013

Jerry Jay ‘Bone’ Bonnell

IDAVILLE — Jerry Jay “Bone” Bonnell, 58, Idaville, died at 8:55 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his beloved family.

He was born May 23, 1954, in White County near Idaville, to Albert and Alveretta (Hamilton) Bonnell. He was engaged to be married to Debra (Gresham) Richmond, Idaville.

When he was younger he was employed by Bill Bussinger Sunoco and for more than 20 years was employed by J. H. Saylor, Burnettsville, working as a delivery driver and also in the warehouse. Jerry drove truck for Wrede and Sons for a period of time, as well as having worked for Tru Flight Arrow.

Jerry enjoyed restoring the house he grew up in. He loved his old cars and his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He also enjoyed camping, canoeing and collecting.

He is survived by a son, Brandon Bonnell (fiancée Jessica Jones), West Lafayette; daughter, Allison Bonnell (fiancé, Jerry Maxson), Monticello; adopted sons, Brent Evans (fiancée Samantha Scharlach), Fort Wayne, and Cory (Verity) Evans, Vermont; adopted daughter, Delanea Richmond, still at home; two sisters, Carolyn (Max) Cunningham, Idaville, and Janet (Bill) Robinson, Tennessee; and seven grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Donald, Melvin, and Ralph Bonnell; and a sister, Athalene Mills.

Graveside memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Idaville Cemetery, Idaville, with the Rev. Ken Smith officiating.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Community Cancer Network, Inc., Lafayette. Envelopes will be available.

You may sign the online guest book at www.springer funeralhome.com.

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