KINSTON - Edward Harvey Pond, 82, of 819 Greenbriar Road passed away Friday, February 7, 2014, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He served in the USAF during the Korean War and was a Member of the A & A Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. He was a business owner and banker. He served as New Mexico State President of the Jaycees in 1965 and National Vice President of the Jaycees in 1966. He was most proud of his work with Special Olympics. Governor Bruce King of New Mexico appointed Ed as the First Director of the Bicentennial for the State of New Mexico in 1972. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Eleanor Rogers Pond; two brothers, Richard and Kenneth Pond; and two step-children, Deborah and Matthew Sale. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 14, 2014, at Queen Street United Methodist Church with Pastor Allen Bingham officiating. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Dayle Ellis Pond of the home; son, Larry Pond of Albuquerque, N.M.; stepson, Dan Sale and wife Cathy of Kinston; beloved grandchildren, Rafaella Sale, Lauren Sale, Danny Sale and Anna Sale; sister Patricia Jennison of Roanoke, Va.; brothers, Arnold Pond of Cape Cod, Phillip Pond and wife Dorothy and David Pond, all of Massachusetts; a special niece, Jodie, special grand-niece, Amanda and two special grand-nephews, Barron and Shayne. A special thank you to his caregivers, Eva Spence, Tracie Hilliard and Marcia Mills. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Queen Street United Methodist Church, Special Olympics or a local
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Published in Free Press from Feb. 9 to Feb. 12, 2014