Died in Cambridge, Massachusetts on February 2, 1865.
G.P. Bond and his father, W.C. Bond, have been honored by naming a moon crater Bond (33.2S, 36.0W, 110.6 km diameter, in 1973). A region on Saturn's moon Hyperion, which they co-discovered, is called Bond-Lassell Dorsum (48.0N, 143.5W, named 1982). Asteroid (767) Bondia was discovered on September 23, 1913 by J. H. Metcalf at Winchester observatory and provisionally designated 1913 SX; other independent findings had been designated A902 SA, 1929 OA, 1933 FO1, 1938 DQ2, 1957 UR, 1958 XA1, and 1959 AD.