Bounds II, John Howard

July 13, 1954 - April 4, 2021

John Howard Bounds II, husband and father, died on April 4, 2021, in Irving, Texas. He was born in Wink, Texas on July 13, 1954 to John and Barbara Bounds, and resided in Irving most of his life. John was an avid soccer fan and would referee at many of the local games. He supported Special Olympics as a volunteer organizer for many years and also participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the last several years.

John is preceded in death by his parents, John and Barbara Bounds. He is survived by his wife, Connie; his children, Jonathan Bounds; Daniel Bounds; and Leena Taylor and husband Bobby; and 3 grandchildren. John is also survived by his siblings, Christy West and husband Glenn of Lake Kiowa, TX; Frank Bounds of Monahans, TX; Nanci Parkhurst and husband Ken of Dallas, TX; and several nieces, nephews and many friends.

A memorial service is set for Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home in Irving. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made mailed to:

Alzheimer’s Association

Dallas & Northeast Texas Chapter Office

3001 Knox Street, Ste 200

Dallas, TX 75205


Arrangements under the direction of:

Aria Cremation Services and Funeral Home

1820 N Belt Line Road Irving , Texas 75061

972 607-4400

10 replies on “Bounds II, John Howard”

Julie Koenig says:

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. RIP John.

John was a very knowledgeable and respected person in soccer. He will be missed.

Chris Friese Hinds says:

May God Hold your family in his arms and comfort them to help them with the future journey. Johnny, I remember you as a little boy in Wink, Texas. May you rest in peace.

Mariann Dunn Nanson says:

Dear cousin Johnny
I remember so many things in growing up. You are no longer in pain. Rest in Peace.

Dean/Barbara McCallister says:

We are very sorry to hear of John’s passing. He and his family are part of many memories of Wink, Texas. Condolences to his family.

Jimmy Elder says:

Going to miss you John. But I’ll never forget you. RIP my soccer friend.

Ruben says:

John, Thank you for your contribution to the soccer world. I’ve known you foe many years. You were not perfect BUT you were real. You will be missed. Thanks for all you did.

Larry Hudson says:

Karen and I had the privilege of getting to know John the last couple of years through a mutual support group. John was so much fun to talk and interact with during our meetings. I trust the Holy Spirit will give comfort to Connie and the rest of the family members during this difficult time. Lord bless you John.

Victor says:

John, you were a stand-up guy who always went the extra mile and then some. Thank you for being a friend and supporter to my brother Eric, and all my best to your family.

Javier Soliz says:

I met John around 2000 in Irving at the river bottoms. Then I became a referee. I appreciate John for his dedication and support especially his mentoring my sons who are young referees. I always looked forward to see John running the clock when I reffed HS soccer in Irving, I will miss you.

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