George Michael "Mike" Pontious (1954 - 2017)


George M. "Mike" Pontious, 62, of Vernon, died on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Centralia.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Northside Christian Church in Vandalia, with the Rev. Curtis Sweeney officiating. Burial with military rites will be in Old Loogootee Cemetery in rural Loogootee. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday at the church, with Masonic rites at 6 p.m. Memorials: To help support George Michael Pontious Rabbit Rescue or donor's choice. Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Pontious was born on May 21, 1954, in Vandalia, the son of George Wilson and Shirley Ann (Harris) Pontious.
Survivors include his life partner, Carla Stransky of Vernon; and daughters, Angela Mott of Las Vegas, Nev., Kelly and her husband Jared Washburn of Brownstown, and Robyn and her husband Blaine Redman of Vandalia.

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Miller Funeral Homes - Vandalia
831 N. Fifth St.
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3176
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Published in The Leader-Union from Feb. 28 to Mar. 8, 2017