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OBIT: Mr. Larry Glen Pontious, age 76, of Watertown, TN


Mr. Larry Glen Pontious, age 76, of Watertown, TN, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

Mr. Pontious was born August 30, 1940 in St. Elmo, IL, the son of the late Harry Glen Pontious and Helen Louise Hirte. Larry was also preceded in death by Sister; Rose Marie Mercer and Grandson; Brandon Freshour.

Larry served his country in the U.S. Army for two years, spending service time in Panama. He loved building and flying remote control airplanes, having an airfield for them at his home. Larry was ready to help anyone at any time.

Mr. Pontious is survived by Wife; Violet Pontious of Watertown, TN. Four Children; Laramie (Charles) Freshour of Golden Valley, AZ, Sabrena (Marv) Sowell of Olive Branch, MS, Bryan Glen Pontious of Watertown, TN, and Athena (Keith) Murphy of Marion, AZ. Five Grandchildren; Shanessa Espinoza, Bethanie Freshour, Sunshine Post, Andrew Murphy, and Ariel Murphy. Four Great-Grandchildren; Benjamin Post, Marshall Post, Kyriel Espinoza, and Annabelle Post. Brothers; Kenny Pontious and Tony Pontious both of Denver, CO.

Memorial Services for Mr. Pontious are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at 2PM.

Visitation with the Pontious Family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday from 12 Noon until the service time at 2PM.

In recognition of Larry’s 25+ years of sobriety, the Pontious Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to an Addiction Counseling Center of your choice.