Sidney V. Bounds of Apache Junction, Ariz., formerly of Cherokee Village, died May 29, 2003, from complications of cancer. He was 83.
Born Jan. 26, 1920, in Guion, he was the son of Silas and Ida Perry. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. After retirement from the Army, he worked as a security administrator at Honeywell in Minnesota for 15 years. He and his wife visited Arkansas and fell in love with the beauty of the Ozarks and came to stay in 1976.
Survivors include a son, Bill, and daughter-in-law, Julie; a daughter, Sandy and son-in-law, Richard; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was buried with full military honors at a graveside services held June 5 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Family Care Inc., 1550 South Alma School Road, Suite 102, Mesa, AZ, 85210, or the American Cancer Society.