Roger E. Ponder
Roger E. Ponder, 79, of Garrett, IL passed away at 4:34 p.m., Monday, February 1, 2021 at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.
A Memorial Service was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 66 East US Highway 36, Atwood, IL. Visitation was held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Private burial will be held at a later date.
Roger was born September 24, 1941 in Newman, IL the son of Howard and Edith Foltz Ponder.
Survivors include his son: Roger W. Ponder and wife: Heidi of Monticello; daughter: Tina Lidy and husband Donald of Effingham; four grandchildren: Courtney (Brandon) Locker, Cody Ponder, Christopher West and Brandon West; three brothers: Robert, Steve and Hugh Ponder.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Sandy.
Roger was a United States Army veteran. He worked in the maintenance department at Panhandle Eastern Pipeline for many years. Roger enjoyed gardening, woodworking, spending time with his family and sitting around a campfire with friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the James Reeder American Legion Post #770 Atwood, IL or A-H Christmas Needy Fund/Food Pantry.
Online condolences to the family may be shared via hilligossshraderfh.com
Rest in peace cheers to you you will be missed.
You will be missed Rodger rest in peace cheers as always