DURHAM- Rev. Dr. Darrell C. Pond, 76, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 at his home.
Rev. Dr. Pond was born December 11, 1944 to the late Rev. Harold Pond and Alberta in River Hebert, Nova Scotia. He was educated at East Texas Baptist University, Dallas Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Rev. Dr. Pond spent 42 years in the ministry in Texas, Saint John, N.B., North Carolina and India. He was a professor of communications at Campbell University and North Carolina State University. Rev. Dr. Pond will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Rev. Dr. Pond is survived by his wife, Debra Pond; son, Matthew C. Pond (Marilena) of Scottsdale, AZ, stepson, David Lewis (Sarah) of Cary; sister, Uharda McClare (Jim) Frederiction New Brunswick (N.B); grandchildren, Abby Pond, Hayden Pond, step-grandchildren, Cameron Lewis, Austin Lewis, Hailey Lewis and Evelyn Lewis.
Darrell was predeceased by his former wife Patsy (Taylor) Pond.
After retirement, he became a member of Plainview Baptist Church, Durham, NC
A visitation will be held an hour prior from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Plainview Baptist Church on Tuesday April 27, 2021. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Doug Nalley. Burial will be held at Grandview Cemetery, Allentown, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to Dial 4 Prayer c/o Plainview Baptist Church, 5200 Cheek Road, Durham, NC 27704 or to the church.
Livestreaming will be held on YouTube via Plainview Baptist Church, Tuesday April 27, 2021 at 11:00 am.