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Service for Delaware State Police officer at The Bob Nov. 30

UD community advised of parking, shuttle bus changes on South Campus

The funeral service for Sgt. Rodney H. Bond Jr., the Delaware State Police officer who died Nov. 24, will be held at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center on Thursday, Nov. 30. A public viewing is scheduled from 10 a.m.-noon, with the funeral service beginning at noon.

Members of the University community are advised that there will be additional traffic in the area. Law enforcement officers from throughout the region are expected to attend, and carpooling is being encouraged.

Four parking lots on South Campus will be reserved until 2 p.m., Nov. 30, for persons attending the event. Affected are Lot 88 (Delaware Field House/Stadium), Lot 103 (Athletics Complex), Lot 105 (Bob Carpenter Center front) and Lot 106 (Bob Carpenter Center rear). Permit holders who normally park in Lot 88 should park in Lot 1 in front of the Ice Arena.

On Nov. 30, UD shuttle buses will not stop at the Delaware Field House or the Lot 88 bus shelter on Stadium Drive until after 2 p.m. Riders should use the stop at the UDairy Creamery.

Individuals planning to take advantage of early packet pick-up for the Reindeer Run at the Special Olympics Delaware office at the Delaware Field House on Nov. 30 are advised to access the office using Sincock Lane off the Christina Parkway and to arrive either between 8-10 a.m. or from 2-7 p.m. (See attached PDF map.)

Sgt. Bond, a 14-year veteran of the Delaware State Police, died unexpectedly near his home on Nov. 24. Additional information about Sgt. Bond is available on the Congo Funeral Home website.

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