Kent Ponder

Kent Ponder


Passed: Monday, March 7, 2022

Age: 97
Location: Greer, SC

Kent Alford Ponder, 97, husband of the late Martha Jones Ponder, passed away March 7, 2022.

A native of Greer, son of the late T. Herman and Theotha Hempley Ponder, he was a United States WWII Marine Veteran, retired textile engineer from Lyman Printing and Finishing and a member of Liberty Hill United Methodist Church.

Mr. Ponder was a lover of family, fishing, and The Atlanta Braves. Kent was always joyful, soft spoken, kind, gentle, patient, loving and found the positive in all of life.


Surviving are one son, Ron K. Ponder (Maria) of Lexington; one granddaughter, Stephanie Ponder Farley (Bryan); and three great-grandchildren, Cole, Wren and Anna.

Mr. Ponder was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.

Funeral Services:

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2022, at Hillcrest Memory Gardens conducted by Dr. David Boyter.

Visitation will be held 11:30-12:30 Friday, March 11, 2022, at The Wood Mortuary.

Memorials may be made to Liberty United Methodist Church, 301 Liberty Hill Road, Greer, SC 29651.

Online condolences may be made to www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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