John Pounders 1949 - 2015 John R. Pounders, of Lumberton, passed from this life to be with his Lord on April 1, 2015. He was born on September 25, 1949, in Beaumont, to Henrietta Whiteley Pounders and Charlie Pounders. John was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was a faithful servant of God, serving wherever and whenever he was needed. John could fix any trinket, gadget, or electronic device, but he could not fix the ails of his own body. At 65 years of age, he succumbed to the damage of several strokes. He had recently retired from Xerox after thirty-seven years of employment and was a very active member of his church; Family Worship Center, in Beaumont. John is survived by his wife of twenty-five years, Carol Pounders; children, Darrick Pounders of Kirbyville; Darrell Pounders and his wife, Marianna, of Arizona; Tammy Richardson of Lumberton; and Britt Seaman and his wife, Carla, of Kountze; grandchildren, Jordan Guidry and her husband, Zach and Emily Seaman, all of Lumberton; Hayden Seaman of Kountze; and Ryder Richardson of Lumberton; and sister, Linda Drexler and her husband, Jim of California. His is preceded in death by his parents. A gathering of Mr. Pounders' family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Broussard's, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2015, at Broussard's, with interment to follow at Hardin Memorial Park, Silsbee. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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490 Cemetery Rd
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Apr. 4, 2015