Jay Alan Bond, 85, of Frederick, Maryland, passed from this life on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Ballenger Creek in Frederick.
Born on November 27, 1936, in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Perry and Hazel (Whitaker) Bond. Jay grew up in Union Township, NJ, and was a 1955 graduate of Union High School. Jay was a 1959 graduate of Upsala College in East Orange, NJ, where he met his wife of 56 years, Valerie Larson Bond, who passed away in 2021.
Jay began his career as an accountant for the Internal Revenue Service, then as an accountant for the Johnson & Johnson Corporaton, eventually founding his own accounting firm, Bond, Andiola and Company in the 1980s. Jay was a member of the Lions Club as well as several churches that he attended in Somerset County, NJ, Pocono Pines, PA, and Frederick, MD. Jay was an avid fisherman who most enjoyed the waters of Conway Lake, NH, Lake Naomi, PA, Vero Beach, FL, and the Chesapeake Bay.
He is survived by his brother, Guy Bond; son-in-law, Bryan Waltrip; grandchildren, Crystal Bond (Griffin), Zoe Bond, Aidan Bond, Finn Waltrip, and Isabel Waltrip.
Jay was a loving father who was preceded in death by his two children, Jennifer (Bond) Waltrip (1969-2016) and Jeffrey A. Bond (1971-2021).
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society .
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.