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3994 Monroe Hwy
BALL, LA 71405
Phone: 318-640-1375
Fax: 318-641-3012
Donald Ponton

Donald Rae Ponton

Saturday, January 21st, 1939 - Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Obituary

Mr. Donald Rae Ponton, age 80, of Leesville, Louisiana, entered eternal rest on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Harbor Hospice in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Funeral services for Mr. Ponton will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home in Ball, Louisiana. Burial will follow the service, in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ball, under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home. Visitation for Mr. Ponton will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at Gallagher Funeral Home.

Mr. Ponton was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a man who enjoyed the simple things in life, and was fond of woodworking and Native American Art. Mr. Ponton proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for over twenty years before retiring. He then worked for Holsum Bakery in Alexandria for over twenty years and then retired. He will forever be missed by those that loved and knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Orval Jack Ponton and Ruth Troup Ponton; and daughters, Karen Sue McKey and Brigitte Lee Ponton.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Lee Allen Ponton; daughter, Pamela Zipparo (Gregory) of Michigan; son-in-law, Patrick McKey of Pineville; three grandsons and 3 granddaughters; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Ponton family by visiting www.gallagherfh.com.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 19th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, April 19th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    Address
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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  • Service

    Friday, April 19th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, April 19th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    Address
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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  • Interment

    Location
    Forest Lawn Memorial Park
    Address
    4000 Monroe Hwy.
    BALL, LA
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