Mr. Harold Gordon Bone Sr. age 77 of Lebanon passed away July 2, 2019, while working on the farm. He was born in Wilson County, November 27, 1941, the youngest of three sons of Sam Stratton Bone Sr. and Margaret Frances Talley Bone. He was a 1959 graduate of Lebanon High School, graduate of Cumberland University and the University of Tennessee. He was also a graduate of the University of Virginia’s Consumer Banking School. During his banking career, he served as a vice president of a large Tennessee bank a number of years and also served as a director of First Bank & Trust in Mt. Juliet until its merger with a large regional bank in 1999. He joined Pinnacle Bank’s board after serving on the board of Mid-America Bancshares since September 2006, and the subsidiary board at Bank of The South since 2001. He has served on the Board of Directors of Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation for thirty-five years having served as chairman 1992-2015. During his long association with MTEMC, he led the co-op through some of its fastest growing periods. He was vice president of Community Progress Committee Inc., director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America-Tennessee Chapter, a partner in Horizon Concrete Co., Horizon Construction and Development Co., Total Health Care Systems and was a life-long farmer. He was a charter member of the Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club, having served on its board and was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was also a member of Lebanon First Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder.
He is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Patricia Bond Bone; two children: Margaret Suanne Bone, Harold Gordon “Hal” (Tracey) Bone Jr.; two brothers: Dr. Robert Carver (Connie) Bone, Sam Stratton (Marty) Bone Jr.; five grandchildren: Seth, Jackson, Savannah, Kate and Owen; nephews: Doug (Laura) Bone, Rob (Holly) Bone and Ava; niece, Bonnie (Kelley) Ramage and Wyatt and Nick. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Margaret Talley Bone.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. from the First Presbyterian Church, 304 West Main St. Lebanon, with Rev. Sherard Edington officiating. Interment – Cedar Grove Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers: Members of Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club, Board of Directors of Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation, his farm and office employees, City Café breakfast friends. Active Pallbearers: his grandsons Seth, Jackson and Owen, Doug Bone, Brownie Vantrease, Sheridan Henson, Zach Kean. Memorial contributions may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, c/o Team Kate, 116 Wilson Pike Circle, Ste. 205, Brentwood, TN 37027. Visitation Friday 3-8 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home and Saturday 10-10:45 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements, www.ligonbobo.com