Charles Thomas Bond, 77, of Robstown, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007.

He was born July 31, 1930, in Alpine to Edith Mae Martin Bond and Charles Otho Bond.

Tommy was a U.S. Army veteran. He was an architect and part owner of McCord and Lorenz, an architectural firm where he was employed for 35 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church where he served as the chairman of the board of trustees for many years. He was also a past president and active board member of the Wesley Community Center for many years, was a member of the Rotary Club, and the Junior Chamber of Commerce.

He had served on the zoning committee for the city of Robstown and was active in the foreign exchange student program.

He is survived by several cousins, including Glenn Harding of Raymondville, Dorothy Jean Harding Parr of Corinth, Claudia Martin Maple of Pearsall, Mark Maple of Ballard, Donald Martin of McIntosh, N.M., and Patty Moreland of Fort Worth, and many other cousins of the next generation.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, in the First United Methodist Church in Robstown with the Rev. Betty Tuttle officiating. Burial followed in Robstown Cemetery.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home