Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
Celebration of Life
Mr. Arthur Will Ponder
February 5, 1958~August 23, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014
Eleven O'clock a.m.
Bald Rock Baptist Church
2284 Old Covington Road NE
Conyers, Georgia 30013
Rev. Chris Shipp, Pastor
Apostle Charlotte Hill, Eulogist
Pastor Calvin Hopkins, Presiding
Assisted By Others
Mr. Arthur Will Ponder was born February 5, 1958 in Rockdale County to Ms. Annie Lee Ponder and Mr. Johnny Will Prinup.
Arthur attended public school in Rockdale County. He was employed with Rockdale County Public Works for thirty years. He married Mrs. Patrice Sims on February 17, 2001, he loved trash talking, working on cars, riding motorcycles, having a good time and being a grandfather, that is a title that he wore proudly. He was a hard working man, a wonderful father and devoted husband. He never met a stranger.
On Saturday, August 23, 2014 his earthly life ended. He was preceded in death by his loving grandmother, Mrs. Anna Reed Ponder.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Mrs. Patrice Ponder, children, Mr. & Mrs. Travis (Connie) Ponder, Mr. & Mrs. Shannon (Tosha) Warren, Ms. Kimberly Benton, Mr. & Mrs. Brandon (Celita) Roberson, Ms. India Ponder and Mr. Andrew Jones, mother, Mr. & Mrs. Robert (Annie Lee Ponder) Preston, father, Mr. Johnny Will Prinup, five grandchildren, Tyrique Warren, Janasia Ponder, Jurnie Ponder, Sariah & Kaleb Ponder, godfather, Mr. Lewis (Bubba) Benford, a host of sisters, brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, special friends, Mr. Roosevelt Gilbert Sr., and Ms. Betty Ann Smith, other relatives and friends.
Double Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, Georgia 30013
Rockdale County Public Works
Windjammer's Motorcycle Club
Cousins and Redman Community
The family of the late Mr. Arthur Will Ponder would like to thank everyone for their prayers, calls, visits, floral tributes and other acts of kindness. May God continue to bless each of you.