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Robert Steven Bonny

September 15, 1950 ~ December 12, 2021 (age 71)

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Steve Bonny of Moore, Oklahoma died unexpectedly on December 12, 2021. His family was shocked and deeply saddened. Robert Steven Bonny was born on September 15, 1950 to Bob C. and Geraldine Bonny. He attended Newcastle High School where he was passionate about cars, mainly corvettes and Harley motorcycles. After graduating high school he enlisted into the United States Air Force as Security Police. During his enlistment he was sent to Danang Air Force Base in Vietnam where he fought in the Vietnam War for over three years. After completing his enlistment he then hired on with the Oklahoma City Police Department at the young age of 21 years old. He worked on patrol and then moved on to Special Projects (Narcotic Enforcement). He worked in Oklahoma City Homicide and eventually moved back to narcotics where that was his passion. He assisted the Oklahoma County District Attorney’s Office, the Oklahoma Drug Enforcement Administration, FBI, ATF, OBNDD, United States Marshal Service, multiple sheriff’s offices in numerous counties and the US Postal Service. He retired from Oklahoma City Police Department after 20 years of service and then turned around and retired after 13 years of service with the Oklahoma County District Attorney’s Office, and helped originate the Cleveland County District 21 Task Force. Those who knew Steve, knew that he was a man’s man, with a no bullshit mentality when it came to his work. You either liked Steve or you didn’t, there was no in between. He was a misunderstood soul. His family on the other hand saw his vulnerable side, which was only on occasion. He had an immense passion for Harley Davidson motorcycles, and was an avid Vietnam Vet supporter but most of all he loved working on corvettes and doing paint and body work, alongside his best friend, Ralph Howell. He immensely loved and respected his police family and that was his second family. He loved helping Johnny Hargrave at Johnny’s shop, Bimmers and Benz in Moore, OK and visiting with Marvin and the gang (while no work got done). He expressed that he wanted his son, Chris Bonny of Moore, OK, to follow in his footsteps. Chris is now employed for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol as a trooper. He was very proud of him and his accomplishments.He loved his daughter, Nicole Taylor of OKC, OK, for getting her college degree.He loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren with his whole heart and the sun rose set in their back side.He did and would have done anything and everything for them.He attended dance, cheer, school functions, football games and wherever else they needed him to be.He has made sure they were taken care of. In 1988, Steve started with project MADDOG (Macy Against Dangerous Drugs and Organized Gangs ), where he met the love of his life, Regina Bonny.Regina and the Task Force Gang worked hard and played even harder.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Bob C. Bonny and Geraldine Bonny, brother Danny Bonny and sister Gayleen Vicsek.He is survived by his wife Regina Bonny of the home, son Christopher Bonny of Moore, OK, daughter Nicole Taylor of Oklahoma City, OK, five grandchildren, Mackenzie Bonny of Edmond, OK, Lauryn Taylor of Oklahoma City, OK, Ashtyn Taylor-Raines of Oklahoma City, OK, Peyton Wright of Idabel, OK, Madison Wright of Idabel, OK, three great grandchildren Kehlani Harris of Oklahoma City, OK, Ke’Shon Newton of Edmond, OK and Armani Harris of Oklahoma City, OK. Aunt Vonnie Bewley and Uncle Wayne Bewley of Moore, OK.Bestfriends Ralph and wife Barb Howell, Johnny and wife Glenna Hargrave of Moore, OK.Juan Beal of Choctaw, OK, Marvin McGowen of Moore, OK and numerous friends, family and police family.


 


 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 16, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chapel of Moore Funeral and Cremation
400 SE 19th Street
Moore, OK 73160

Funeral Service
Friday
December 17, 2021

10:00 AM
Chapel of Moore Funeral and Cremation
400 SE 19th Street
Moore, OK 73160

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