Born: July 4, 1962 - Deceased: April 30, 2023
Billy “Bill” Joe Ponder, 60, of Belleville, IL, born Wednesday, July 4, 1962, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2023 at his residence in Belleville, IL.
Bill was a general manager for Hardee’s and currently worked for Lowe’s in Belleville, IL.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents: Ralph and Glennella, nee Richardson, Ponder
- Brother: Roger Ponder
- Sister: Pamela Hutton
Surviving are his:
- Partner: David Broyles of Belleville, IL
- Nedra (Mark) Godwin of Lebanon, IL
- Carolyn Ponder of Waterloo, IL
- Rita Abernathy of Edwardsville, IL
- Arthur (Mary) Ponder of Swansea, IL
- Terry (Karen) Ponder of Cleveland, TN
- Albert (Jaime) Ponder of Columbia, TN
- Wayne Ponder of Columbia, IL
- John Ponder of Edwardsville, IL
- Sister-in-law: Diane Broyles of Belleville, IL
- Many niece and nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Thursday, May 4, 2023 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, May 5, 2023 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Rev. Kim Hagedorn officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL. His service may be viewed starting at 10:20 am through the Kurrus website live stream link.