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Leonard Madison Pounds
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1911
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1996
Ranger
Eastland County
Texas, USA

My Cousin.

6th great-grandson of Godfrey I and Mary Ragsdale.

LEONARD M. POUNDS, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Pounds of Ranger, Tx, was born Sept. 9, 1911, and died Oct. 7, 1996. He married Daisy Woods, RHS graduate in 1937. He had a sister, Billie Faye Beskow, of Eastland, two brothers Adrian Pounds of Weatherford, Joe Bob Pounds of Alabama, at the time of his death. Another brother, W. G. Pounds, Jr. was deceased. He had three sons, L. H. Pounds of Plano, Billy Bob Pounds of Fort Stockton and Cecil Lewis Pounds (deceased); two daughters, Alyce Eileen Gooch of Big Lake and Patty Jo Callender; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.

During WWII, Leonard served in the U.S. Navy in the Seabees, enlisting on March 7, 1942, and undergoing training at Camp Allen in Norfolk, Virginia, and Port Huenema in California before being sent to foreign duty in the South Pacific. He was awarded 1 Battle Star, AP, PL, American Defense and GCM. He was discharged in 1945. Before enlisting, he was employed by the T. and P. Coal and Oil Company.

Many thanks to Jason Long for stone photo and to P. H., who first listed and graciously transferred memorial. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Glenn Pounds (1884 - 1967)
  Virginia Dorcas Ragsdale Pounds (1890 - 1973)
 
 Spouse:
  Daisy Una Woods Pounds (1919 - 1997)
 
 Children:
  Cecil Lewis Pounds (1949 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leonard Madison Pounds (1911 - 1996)
  Emma Beatrice Pounds (1922 - 1923)*
  Joe Bob Pounds (1924 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MM1 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II

 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Ranger
Eastland County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Arleta ♥
Originally Created by: P. H.
Record added: Jul 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20370966
Leonard Madison Pounds
Added by: P. H.
 
Leonard Madison Pounds
Added by: Jason Long
 
Leonard Madison Pounds
Added by: Ken Jones
 
 
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We are thankful ⚑ We are grateful
- Arleta ♥
 Added: May. 30, 2016
Living, He loved me ♫ Dying, He saved me ♫ Buried, He carried my sins far away ♫ Rising, He justified freely forever ♫ One day He's coming ♫ Oh glorious day, oh glorious day!
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2016
December 12, 2015 National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you for your service,
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