Paul Bondurant

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Paul Bondurant was born August 21, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio to Grace (Pinkney) and Thomas Bondurant. Paul was the second of 15 children born to this union. As a young man Paul served in the United States Air Force. After completing his service he met the love of his life , Eleanor (“Baby Love” Bailey) Bondurant. Paul and Eleanor married on February 24, 1957. This love would last 49 wonderful years. Paul and Eleanor were blessed with three strong men, Paul Jr., Anthony and Norman; four grandchildren, Crystal, Ciara, Chanelle and AJ; and two great grandchildren, Isabelle and Zavyn.

Paul and his family resided for many years in Cleveland, Ohio where he served as Post Master for several years until retirement and moved back to Columbus, Ohio. Paul was well known for being very athletic and adventurous. He participated in playing, overseas in Europe for soccer; along with other activities such as playing football and taking risk skiing down mountains.

PaulĀ is preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Bondurant; parents, Grace (Pinkney) and Thomas Bondurant; brothers, Ronald and Leroy (Vivian) Bondurant; sisters, Roberta Bondurant, Pauline Harper, Kathy Cohran and Barbara Bondurant.

Paul leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted children, Paul Jr., Anthony (Letricia) and Norman; grandchildren, Crystal (Steve), Ciara, Chanelle and AJ; great grandchildren, Isabelle and Zavyn; brothers, David(Lydia), William Richard (Wanda), Rev. John Timothy (Leisia) and Johathan Thomas (Sherry) Bondurant; sisters, Geraldine Clanton, Patty (Charles) Harris, Carmen (Charles) Hill, Linda (Greg) Morris and June Evelyn ( Pastor Edward) Black; brother in law, Louis Harper; sister in law, Charlene Bondurant and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation 10:00am Funeral 11:00am Tuesday September 12, 2017 at Marlan Gary Funeral Home, The Chapel of Peace East, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Paul. My family joins me in sending our Condolences to your family. Joining in your sorrow, Love Cookie.

  2. We pray God give comfort and peace during this difficult time to the family.
    David and DeVonne Tucker

  3. To First Lady June Black and the entire Bondurant Family. My husband William and I would like to extend our sympathy to you during this time of the loss of your brother, father, grandfather, uncle, g-grandfather. Just know that God is and will be with you all through it all. God Bless and may heaven smile upon you.

  4. The Baytops Family

    The Baytops Family extend our sincere condolences to our sister, Latricia, and the entire Bondurant Family during the recent passing of Mr. Paul Bondurant’s son, Anthony Bondurant, on July 9, 2020. Because of this COVID-19 pandemic, we are not able to socially come together but our prayers go with you during this time of bereavement.

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