George L. Bonney

LEWISTOWN- George L. Bonney, 72, of Lewistown, passed away at 4:15 PM on Monday, October 9, 2017 at his residence. He was born on November 6, 1944 in Canton, a son of Paul and Helen (Rohrer) Bonney. He married the love of his life, Sandra Johnson on July 5, 1964 in Canton. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Kevin (Leigh Ann) Bonney of Lewistown; Scott (Tammy) Bonney of Canton, and three grandsons, Tyler, Adam, and Austin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Alice Fawcett.

George was a self-employed farmer for many years, a member of Pork Producers, and several Cattle Breed Associations, member of the Fulton County Farm Bureau, he was the East Liverpool Drainage Commissioner, a mason of the Masonic Lodge in Cuba, and an avid Chicago Bears Fan. He loved farming and watching his sons and grandsons show livestock in the 4-H shows.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Sedgwick Funeral Homes and Crematory in Canton, where Masonic rites will be at 7:00 PM. Cremation rites will be accorded after the services. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to the Fulton County Farm Bureau Scholarship Fund. To view George’s DVD or to leave online condolences please visit

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13 Responses to George L. Bonney

  1. Kathie( Johnson) Bolender Erwin says:

    Sandy and family,

    Please know that miles may separate us but you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time of loss.

  2. Nancy Bailey says:

    Dear Bonney Family,
    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of George Bonney. I work with Leigh Ann and send my heartfelt condolences on your loss of Mr. Bonney. I will be thinking about your family and praying during this time.

  3. Larry and Cindy Lawver says:

    So sorry to read of George’s passing. My thoughts and prayers for Sandy and family.

  4. Sharon Robinson says:

    Sandy, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Marette Plumer says:

    So sorry for your loss Sandy. Prayers for you all. Glad we got to see George a week ago. He was a sweat heart ❤️

    Elliott and Marette

  6. Mona white says:

    Sandy and family, so sorry for your loss. My sympathies.

  7. Shirley J. Proctor says:

    Sandy & Family, so sorry to hear about George, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Lynn Sipe says:

    Sandy & family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts & prayers.
    Rich & Lynn Sipe

  9. Willie Pollitt says:


    Sorry to read about the loss of George. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. So many fun memories of the cattle shows and farming with your family through out the years.

    Willie Pollitt

  10. Paul Parish says:

    Sandy: you are in my thoughts and prayers. I will always remember George’s friendly smile and great personality. He was a very good farmer and was a fellow 4-H member. I’m sure Dean & my father will give him a great welcome in heaven. Sincerely, Paul Parish

  11. B WAGES says:

    Thinking of you all at this very sad time. Find peace and comfort in your wonderful memories and one another.

  12. Lorenda Spilker says:

    So very sorry to learn of George passing. I saw u two last month at Big Horse Winery. I loved seeing you and George whenever and wherever. So very kind, nice and friendly. Wonderful person. Sandy, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.Lorenda and Alvin Spilker

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