There comes a time in our life when we must answer the call of our Heavenly Father. This time came to William Harris “Pee Wee” Pone Jr. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Asheboro.
He was born Jan. 1, 1965 in Whiteville to Levern Green Pone and William Harris Pone Sr. He was preceded in death by his mother (Levern), sister (Daisy) and brother (Daniel).
During his formative years, William attended St. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and he was educated in Bladen County School System. William served his country in the United States Army as a 2LT and received an Honorable Discharge. William graduated from Pembroke State University with a Bachelor of Science and from Stanly Community College with a degree of Human Services Technology. He was employed at PSR Program in Aberdeen as Director.
The family will receive friends from noon-1 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. His funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel.
He leaves to cherish fond memories, his wife Michelle; three sons, Lavar Pone of Raleigh, Trevelle Pone of Charlotte, Kendrick Hammonds of Asheboro; two daughters, Robin Evans (Carlton) of Fayetteville, Dorothy Lynn Hammonds of Asheboro; and two grandchildren, Avani Ramos Pone and Marshawn Odell Leak; his father, William H. Pone Sr. (Betty) of Lucama; three sisters, Linda Pone Braddy of Whiteville, Mary Pone of Charlotte and Lurina Currie of Clarkton; two brothers, Corey Pone (Shanna) and Torey Pone of Lucama; a sister-in-law, Vernice Autry (Kevin); three brothers-in-law; Mark Hammonds (Sonya), Travis Hammonds (Beverly), Danny Ray Hammonds of Lumberton; and host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings as eagles,
They shall run, and not be weary;
And they shall walk, and not faint. (Isaiah 40:31)