Funeral service for Kory Don Bounds was August 1, 2020 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Pastor Lyndell Decker and Shane Ryerson officiating. A special letter was shared by Emily.

Interment was in the Sapaugh Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Joshua Shook, Josh Wisdom, Jerehmiah Hedgpeth, Ryan Fetters, Cameron Sapaugh and Mike Keenan. Honorary pallbearers were Chad Fetters and Tyler Atkinson.

Mr. Bounds was born June 10, 1998 in Quincy, Illinois, to Robbie and Jeannie (Gollaher) Bounds. He married Emily Martin August 11, 2018. They were the parents of one son. Mr. Bounds died July 26, 2020 at the age of 22 years.

Survivors include his wife, Emily Bounds, Salem; son, Kainnon Bounds, Salem; father, Robbie Bounds and wife, Julie, Salem; mother, Jeannie Cook and husband, Les, Salem; siblings, Ona Kissee and significant other, Cody, Branson; Kristien Ferry and significant other, Nathan, Salem; Payton Wilson, Salem; Miranda Ferry, Salem; Josh Bounds and wife, Baylee, Salem; Cameron Bounds, Salem; Madison Cook and significant other, Tyler, Salem; Natily Cook, Salem; Colten Bounds, Salem; grandparents, Mary Ryffel, Delbert and Trudy Gollaher, Pam and Lynn Crismon, Charles and Diana Tucker, Don and Marilyn Bounds, and Walter and Sue Gollaher; great-grandparents, Carolyn Brown and Dave and Sharon Crismon; nephew, Mason Bounds; and a host of extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his stepson, Hoyt Botkin; grandfather, Terry Cook; great-grandparents, Howard Piatt, Imogene Wallace, Margie James and Anna Edler.

Mr. Bounds was a member of the Saddle Tramp Motorcycle Club. After graduation, Kory started B&C Professional Timber Harvesting alongside his stepfather Les.