Harold "Jill" Pond Wakefield - Harold Drew "Jill" Pond, age 83, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 15, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Born June 5, 1933, he was the son of the late Lonnie Judson Pond and Ella Mae Rollings Pond. Jill worked in the family business, Pond Brothers Inc., and later owned and operated Pond Electrical. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Hudson Pond, Judson Pond and his twin brother, Homer R. "Jack" Pond, and his sister, Elizabeth Goodrich. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 58 years, Katherine Morris "Kitty" Pond; son, Dempsey Harold Pond; daughter, Terri Pond Billups and her husband, Robert; grandson, Robert Drew Billups; sister, Josephine Pond Stephenson and numerous nieces, nephews. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Wakefield United Methodist Church 205 West Church St. Wakefield, VA 23888 from 6 to 8:00 pm. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Wakefield Cemetery with Rev. Glenn Riggs officiating. The family would like to thank his caregivers, Iris Robinson and Tonya Clayborne for the compassionate care Jill received. Memorial contributions may be made to Wakefield United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 87 Wakefield, VA 23888. Condolences may be posted at www.rwbakerfh.com .
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