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Duane Pounds

Duane Alfred Pounds, age 67, born on July 12, 1947, in Bogalusa, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Veterans Hospital in Houston.

He was a United States Army veteran.

He is survived by one daughter, Melissa (Gary) Thompson of Lafayette; one son, Kevin (Kim Brown) Pounds of Poplarville; three sisters, Carolyn (Phillip) Pfeffer of Canton, Texas, Pat Jordan of Bogalusa and Darlene (Kendall) Miley of Angie; two brothers, William Pounds Jr. (Cecilia) of Franklinton and Sidney Pounds of Bogalusa; a sister-in-law, Patricia Pounds of Bogalusa; eight grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Horatio Pounds and Dorothy Mae King Pounds; and three brothers, James Pounds, Charles Pounds and David Pounds.

Visitation was held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home on Friday, July 10, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Visitation will continue at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, July 11, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dennis Allen officiating. Interment will follow at Lee’s Creek Baptist Church with Full Military Services by the Magic City American Legion Post No. 24.

To view and sign the register book online, visit pooleritchie funeralhome.com.