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Robert POND


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POND, Robert C. It is with sadness that the family of Robert C. Pond, of Sarasota, FL, announces his passing on September 3, 2017, following an extended illness. Born in Evanston, IL, on November 9, 1936, he graduated from Evanston High School, class of 1955. He attended Miami University, Oxford, OH and then served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1956 to 1962. He retired from The Quaker Oats Company after 35 years of service. In 1999 he and his wife moved to Sarasota, FL, for a life of golf, fishing, and enjoying the beautiful Southwest Florida area. He is survived by Polly, his wife of 36 years. Also, surviving him are his sister, Pamela Pond(David) Loving, of Lakewood, WA; daughter, Kathleen Pond; grandson, Travis Pond; granddaughter, Taylor (Michael) January; and great grandsons, Nicholas and Knox January, all of Rosewell, GA; sister-in-law, Jean Pond Harris of Lake Bluff, IL; nephew, Timothy Loving; and nieces, Betsy (Scott) Henson and Stephany Pond. He was predeceased by his parents, Melvin C. and Theo Pond; brother, John Pond; and sons, Jeffrey Pond and James Esmay Pond. He will be laid to rest at a graveside service in the Atlanta, GA area at a later date. In lieu of flowers, his family requests memorial donations be made to Tidewell Hospice, 5957 Rand Blvd, Sarasota FL 34238, or to a favorite in his name.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 9, 2017
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