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Roscoe Hubert Ponder


March 5, 2018

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Roscoe Hubert Ponder

Roscoe Hubert Ponder, 90, of Penrose, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. at his home.

Born in Madison County, N.C. April 16, 1927, to the late Cleophas and May Ponder. He was preceded in death by three brothers and seven sisters; and one granddaughter, Mindy Ponder.

He served his country as a combat engineer during World War II and the Korean War. He moved to Transylvania County in 1956, where he enjoyed playing guitar, chewing tobacco and coaching softball.

He was a simple man who never met a stranger. He loved to sit on his front porch counting cars that passed by.

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