Coach, singer who worked in Alexandria was ‘a beacon of light’

Bonds was a parking enforcement officer when he died of covid-19

“She’s waiting at the gates for him . . . and they’re doing their own thing now. So I’m happy in that sense, but I’m not happy that I’m missing a friend.” Willie McCallum, lifelong friend, who said Edward Bonds was deeply mourning the loss of his wife

BY RACHEL WEINER rachel.weiner@washpost.com
LOCAL OPINIONS


Edward Bonds was a football player, a runner, a wrestler, a chess player, a soul singer and a lottery winner several times over. On Jan. 28, the Alexandria Parking Enforcement officer died of complications related to covid-19. He was 52 years...

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