William “Bill” Daniel Pouncey was born to William and Lula Mae Pouncey on Jan. 13, 1942.

Bill was joined in marriage to Sharon Taylor on March 23, 1984.

Bill proudly served in the U. S. Navy for four years.

Bill was born in Glenwood, Alabama, but lived in Opelika, where he went to sleep in death at EAMC on Feb. 10, 2023.

Bill was preceded in death by his father William Albert Pouncey and his mother Lula Mae Bozeman Pouncey, his sisters Barbara Koerner and Martha Nan Sanders.

Bill is survived by his wife Sharon of 38 years, just one month shy of 39, where he was a longtime resident of Lee County. Survived also is his sister Norma Jean Sizemore (Peg), his son Brett Pouncey, daughter Staci Colley (Dale), grandchildren Josh Taylor (Christina) and Kayla Greathouse, great-granddaughter Chloe Taylor, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bill loved his fur babies Libby, Longboy and Pepper.

Bill enjoyed attending meetings of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Zoom with his wife Sharon and was studying with her in the Brochure Live Life Forever. He looked forward to his weekend visits with his son Brett, who often would prepare a meal for Bill and Sharon. He dearly loved his grandchildren Kayla, Josh and his wife Christina. Then there was his great-granddaughter Chloe, who Papa Bill shared his ice cream with.

Bill worked at EAMC in Facilities Improvement until his health no longer allowed him to work. But that didn’t keep him from his yard work.

A Celebration of Life was held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 10 a.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Opelika.

John 5:58 – “Most truly I say to you, the hour is coming, and it is now, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who have paid attention will live. 26 For just as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted also to the Son to have life in himself. 27 And he has given him authority to do judging, because he is the Son of man. 28 Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice 29 and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, and those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment.”

Rev 21:3 – “With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: ‘Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his people. And God himself will be with them. 4 And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.’ 5 And the One seated on the throne said: ‘Look! I am making all things new.’ Also he says: ‘Write, for these words are faithful and true.’”


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