Elvin M. “Bud” Pontious, 87, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Vandalia, IL.
Private Graveside Services will be held at a later date. Memorials: Fayette Co. Home Health and Hospice, Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
He was born July 1, 1930, in Loogootee, IL, the son of Elvin William & Neda C. (Stolte) Pontious. Married Joanne Elizabeth Caraker June 20, 1954, in Vandalia, IL. He was Owner/Operator of Bud’s Barber Shop, Vandalia, IL; Member of Unity Baptist Church, and was a US Air Force Veteran.
He is survived by: Wife – Joanne Pontious, Vandalia, IL; Daughter – Jan Meyers, Ramsey, IL; Grandchildren – Drew Meyers & Shelli and Megan Reiss & Kyle; Great Grandchildren – Garrett, Corbin & Kale; Brother – Ronnie Pontious & Sue, Arlington Heights, IL; Sisters – Doris Duckworth & Charles, Fairfield, IL and Jane Miller, Brownstown, IL.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Son – David Pontious; Sister – Betty Combs.