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Fox Turner Ponder, Russell Co., KY (1920-2013)

He was a native of Clay County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of his death. He was a career United States Air Force Pilot and 15 year FAA inspector, investigator, and instructor. He leaves 7 direct living descendants spanning 3 generations.
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Fox Turner Ponder, 93, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Thomson Hood Veteran Center in Wilmore, KY.

Visitation will be 10amCT/11amET, Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with a graveside service to follow at 2:30pmCT/3:30pmET at the Squire Hensley Cemetery in Oneida, KY.

Fox T. Ponder, Russell County, KY (1920-2013)

Fox Turner Ponder was born He was born Tuesday, May 11, 1920 in Sidell, Clay County, KY. He was the son of the late Beverly & Iola Hensley Ponder. He died Saturday, October 26, 2013 in Wilmore, Jessamine County, KY, at the age of 93 years, 5 months, and 15 days.

He was a career United States Air Force Pilot and 15 year FAA inspector, investigator, and instructor.

Survivors include the following:
  • Daughter: Tami (Jeffery K.) Schweitzer, Russell Springs, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Victor Steven Smith, Carolyn Lee Fernald, and Lauryn Ponder Smith

  • Three great grandchildren: Fox, Eleanor, and Fisher Fernald.
Memorials may be made through Bernard Funeral Home to Thomson Hood Veterans center in Wilmore, Kentucky which supports Kentucky Veterans or the Russell County Sportsman Club.

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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements

This story was posted on 2013-10-28 16:00:02
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