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Donald "Don" Gene Pond

Donald “Don” Gene Pond, age 75 years, 7 months and 4 days, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on February 17, 1942, to the late Paul Edward and Lalah (Godbey) Pond.  Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by two step sons: Steve and Lanny Taylor and a step daughter, Debbie Stigal.

Surviving family include his wife, Midlred “Millie” (Taylor) Pond, of Stearns, whom he married July 16, 1977, six brothers: David Pond of Science Hill, Kentucky, Richard “Dick” Pond (wife Jo), of Hazel, Kentucky, Daniel Pond of Somerset, Paul Pond (wife Judy) of Eubank, Dennis Pond (wife Gay) of Liberty, Kentucky, and Doug Pond (wife Angela) of Liberty, two sisters: Linda Etters (husband Paul) of Burnside, Kentucky, and Jennifer Godbey of Eubank.  Don and Millie had several grandchildren, several great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren with one on the way.

Don was a general laborer, working odd jobs.  He loved reading, dancing, movies, walking, and gospel music.  He was a very social person with lots of friends he enjoyed hanging out with.  He loved people and never met a stranger.  He will be greatly missed by all.

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 25, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home.  Burial will be at the Lower Cal Hill Cemetery in Pine Knot.  Visitation will be Monday from 12:00 noon until time for services at the funeral home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.


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Jaymee May 14 2020 12:00 AM

So Sorry to hear of his passing. My prayers are sent for all the family for peace and comfort.

Mary Ann (Godbey) Burris Sep 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald "Don" Pond

DENNIS JAMES POND, GAYE POND, Sep 23 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald "Don" Pond

DOUGLAS EPHRA POND, & ANGELA MAE HOLLARS POND!!!! Sep 23 2017 12:00 AM

DENNIS AND GAYE POND, SEND THEIR PRAYERS AND DEEPEST SYMPATHY, TO ALL THE POND FAMILY!!!!

Angela Pond Sep 23 2017 12:00 AM

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN!!!! MY HUSBAND, DOUGLAS EPHRA POND, AND I ANGELA MAE HOLLARS POND, SEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO MY HUSBAND'S BROTHER, DONALD GENE POND, AND ALL THE POND FAMILIES, IN THIS TIME OF SORROW!!!! GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!!! OUR LOSS IS HEAVEN'S GAIN!!!! DOUGLAS EPHRA POND, AND ANGELA MAE HOLLARS POND!!!!

Angela Pond Sep 23 2017 12:00 AM

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