Welcome to the memorial page for

Richard "Mike" Bong

August 31, 1944 ~ June 5, 2017 (age 72)

Watson-North if honored to be of service and ministry to Mr. Richard M. Bong, age72 of Westmoreland, TN. Mr. Bong passed away June 5, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, TN.  A native of California, he served in United States Marine Corps.  Following his military service he spent 30 years with American Airlines.  He was a great chef and enjoyed cooking shows, car shows and fishing.  He could answer every question asked on the “The Millionaire” show.  He will be remembered as a man with a genuinely big heart.  He is survived by his adoring wife, Linda Hasty Bong of Westmoreland; daughter, Sherry Smith of Texas; son, Eric (Michelle) Bong of Saginaw, TX.; sister, Carol Ann (Albert) Cross of Salinas, CA.; step-children, Tina Mason of Westmoreland and Troy Branch of Winchester, TN; 7 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson; 2 nephews and a host of extended family and friends. The family will receive friends at Watson-North Funeral Home Monday June 12, 2017 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.  A graveside service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. at the Beech Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent to www.watsonnorth.com  W

 Service Information

June 12, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Watson-North FuneralHome
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Graveside Service
June 12, 2017

1:30 PM
Beech Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
Galloway Rd.
Winchester, TN 37398

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