JOE BOB POUNDS, 82, was born Oct. 9, 1911, to
Mr. & Mrs. William G. Pounds of Ranger, TX & was
in the Ranger High School Class of 1941. During
WWII he entered the U.S. Army in 1943 & underwent
training in Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey
& Tennessee before being shipped overseas to serve
in the European Theater of Operations. He was
awarded the Bronze Star, GCM, AT, EAME, 3 Battle
Stars, Victory Ribbon, and Combat Medal Badge.
He was discharged in 1946. He died July 9, 1994
while living at Cochran, GA.
He had a sister, Billie Faye Pounds Beskow (RHS-
1944) & three brothers, Leonard Pounds (RHS-1929),
Adron Pounds (RHS-1932), and William G. Pounds,