Royce Oneal Pounders, 81, Russellville, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Helen Keller Hospital.
Mr. Pounders served his country in the U.S. Army.
The visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2014, at Spry Memorial Chapel. The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel. Officiating at the service will be Bro. Sammy Taylor. Burial will be at Knights of Pythias Cemetery.
He is survived by his children, Wyman Pounders (wife, Roxann), Janet Wright (husband, Keith), Tyra Oliver (husband, Jason), Angie Bailey (husband, Reece); grandchildren, Carrie DeArman, Cristy and Adam Singleton, Magen and Jaradda Sparks, Hunter, Tyler and Sid Willis, Dylan Bailey, Lyndsie Bailey, Kim James, Houston James, Richie Landers; seven great-grandchildren; special cousin, Betty Jo Fisher and host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Gail James; parents, Marnie and Mary Pounders; and siblings, Edward Pounders, Dell Pounders, and Dorothy Evelyn Pounders.
Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family. To sign the register book and to offer private condolences to the family, go to www.sprymemorialchapel.