Thomas Wendell Ponder
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Thomas Wendell Ponder
  • January 27, 1933 - May 11, 2017
  • Roanoke, Texas

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Thomas, “Buddy” Ponder, 84, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Keller.



Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 3:00pm at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel. Visitation will take place prior, from 1pm to 2:30pm. Interment will take place at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.



Bud was born on January 27, 1933 in Lafayette, Texas to Ercell and Buck Ponder. He married Joyce on December 7, 1956 and they were together for 60 years until his passing this week. He was proud to serve his country as a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War.



Those left to cherish his memory are wife, Joyce Ponder, of Roanoke, TX; sons, Danny Ponder, and wife, Sherry, of Haslet, TX, Barry Ponder and wife, Melissa, of Fort Worth, TX; grandchildren, Preston James Ponder of Fort, Worth, TX, Kerrie Marie Tyler of Haslett, TX; brother, Jimmy Ponder, and wife, Louise, of Alba, Texas and numerous other relatives and friends.