Memorial service set Saturday for Elmer Bundy, longtime Pasadena ISD educator
A memorial service has been set for longtime Pasadena Independent School District educator Elmer Bundy, 90, who died on Saturday.
The service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, 1062 Fairmont.
During his 39 years with the Pasadena ISD, Bondy served in many positions, including football coach and administrator.
According to a press release, Bondy joined the faculty and coaching staff at Pasadena High in the late 1940s and went on to serve as assistant principal at Pasadena High School. In 1963, he became the third principal in the history of South Houston High School. After four years at South Houston, he moved to the Administration Building as the district's Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools.
In 1993, for his work with the Pasadena community, Bondy was honored with the naming and dedication of Bondy Intermediate.
Born in Monroe, La., and raised in San Antonio, Bondy attended Southwest Texas State on a football scholarship, but cut his education short to enlist in the Army at age 19 as a combat pilot and second lieutenant.
After World War II, he earned a bachelor's degree in education from Southwest Texas State and moved to Pasadena to start a career in teaching. He would later earn a masters degree in school administration from the University of Houston.
According to the press release, Bondy was a past president and lifetime member of the Pasadena Noon Optimist Club, a Texas Life Member of PTA, a member of Pasadena Rotary Club and First United Methodist Church in Pasadena.
Survivors include his son Robert Glenn Bondy and wife, Brenda; and son Charles Stockwell Bondy and wife, Robbie.
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