Brian Jack Pond passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the home of his brother, Gary.
Brian was born Dec. 29, 1954, to Jack L Pond and Amy L. Pond in Rexburg. He was the second child of five children. He attended school in Blackfoot, Moreland and at Snake River High School.
On Dec. 9, 1972, he married Janis C. Harris of Rexburg. They had two children, Jamie and Melissa. They were later divorced.
Brian's passions were motorcycling, racing and trail riding. He proved himself to be a terrific mechanic who could fix almost anything. He loved outdoor activities; hunting, fishing and camping. Brian had the ability to make friends anywhere he lived or worked.
Brian is survived by his parents; sister, Annette Pond of Spokane, Wash.; brothers, David L Pond of Idaho Falls, Alan F. Pond of Las Vegas and Gary L. Pond, of Idaho Falls; his former spouse, Janis Maxfield; his children, Jamie B. (Cathy) Maxfield of Tooele, Utah, Melissa (Kris) Eagle of Ione, Calif., and Andrew W. (Jamie) Vert, of Minot, N.D.; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, June 16, at the home of Gary L. Pond, 1699 E. 65th North in Idaho Falls. A potluck dinner will be held after the services. Please bring your own chairs and come join us.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.
Published in Post Register from June 14 to June 15, 2014