Eugene W. Pound, 82, of Indianapolis and formerly of Linton, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004 at Forest Creek Village in Indianapolis.
Born Dec. 19, 1921 in Shelbyville, Ky., he was the son of John Phillip Pound, Sr. and Ocie (Tapp) Pound. On Aug. 9, 1946, he married Allene (Hart) Pound.
He was a minister for over 50 years, serving Bryantsville, Linton, and Summerville Church of Christ. He was a school teacher in the Eastern School District for 29 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Summerville Church of Christ and the Linton Lions Club. He received his bachelor's degree from Harding College and served as an Army Medic during World War II. He founded the Woodland Bible Camp in Linton in 1954 and served there for 50 years.
Survivors include, his wife Allene Pound of Indianapolis; two sons, Gene Pound of Greenville and Dr. David Pound and his wife Marylee of Indianapolis; one brother Jim Pound of Simpsonville, Ky.; two sisters, Gertrude Boston of Atlanta, Ga. and Mary Hubbard of Washington, La.; two grandchildren, John Paul and Chloe Pound; and 20 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother John P. Pound Jr., and a sister Clementine Johns.
Funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel with Buford Smith and Robert Gill officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Jeffersontown Cemetery in Jeffersontown, Ky.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. today, and after 9 a.m. on Saturday.
The family has suggested that donations be made to the Woodland Bible Camp in Dugger through the funeral home.