Richard William “Dick” Ponsford

Richard William "Dick" Ponsford

Ponsford, Richard

William “Dick”

Born in Fraser Lake, BC,

October 4, 1924 – Passed away

in Enderby, BC, April 26, 2008

Dick is survived by his

sons, Kenneth (Wendy) and

Robb (Denae); daughters,

Lee, Barby (Don), Renee; ten

grandchildren and 14 great

grandchildren. Dick was predeceased

by his wife of 52

years, Jean, and sons, Gordie

and Walter.

Dick grew up in Fraser

Lake and joined the Canadian

Army. He served overseas

during WWII. Upon coming

home in 1945, he married

Jean MacKenzie in Oliver,

BC. They raised their family

in Fraser Lake, Prince George

and Enderby. Dick had been

a resident of the Gardom Lake

area since 1972.

For years, Dick was a familiar

face at crafter’s markets

with his woodwork and

was known for playing fi ddle

at the old time dances in the

area. Music was his passion.

His interests were far-reaching

and he always said he was

a jack of all trades and master

of none.

A celebration of Dick’s life

was held from the chapel of

Bowers Funeral Home on Friday,

May 2, 2008 at 3:00 p.m.

If so desired, donations in

memory of Dick may be made

to the Royal Canadian Legion

Poppy Fund.

Condolences may be sent

to sympathy@bowersfuneralservice.


Arrangements were in the

care of Bowers Funeral Home

and Crematorium,

Salmon Arm.

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