November 26, 1940 - December 31, 2020
Ira “William” Harrison, 80, of Ponder passed away on December 31, 2020 in Stoney. He was born in a log cabin in Ponder, Texas to Ira and Annie (Raider) Harrison on November 26, 1940. He married Carolyn (Kakkie) Swafford on January 26, 1963. They were married for 58 years. He went to school at Ponder. He graduated from Ponder High School. He worked for ABF Freight line for 33 years. He served on the Eakins Cemetery Board for many years. William was a devoted husband, father and Pawpaw and friend. William enjoyed being with and watching his grandkids Cole and Keely in all their activities. He was a silent prankster; you knew he was up to something if he had the silly grin on his face. He had a love for breeding and raising horses which he shared with his family. He also loved Dr Pepper and Snickers, it was well known that he kept Snickers bars under the seat of his truck. He is survived by his wife Carolyn, daughter Codi Delcambre and husband Scott of Ponder, Tx. Grandchildren, Cole Delcambre and Keely Delcambre of Ponder, Texas. Numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, sisters Virginia Wortman, Illa Mae Galvanlaski, Birdie Hampton, brother Willard Harrison, nephew Robert Wortman and John Hampton. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Ponder, located at 101 S. TX-156, Ponder, TX 76259, and the burial will be at Eakins Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 -3:00 p.m., and the funeral will be at 3:00 p.m., followed by the burial. Pallbearers will be Cole Delcambre, Coleton Spann, David Garza, Ronnie Hale, Bobby Hale and Paul Martinez. Honorary Pallbearers Wesley Shelton, Clay Hayworth, Cecil Jones, Wayne Simmons and Don Swafford. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given the Ponder Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 386, Ponder, Texas 76259. Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.
Ira “William” Harrison, 80, of Ponder passed away on December 31, 2020 in Stoney. He was born in a log cabin in Ponder, Texas to Ira and Annie (Raider) Harrison on November 26, 1940. He married Carolyn (Kakkie) Swafford on January... View Obituary & Service Information
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