George Daniel Pond

Published 8:13 pm Monday, July 26, 2021

George Daniel Pond, 69, of Windsor, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

He was the son of the late George Delaware Pond Jr. and Elizabeth DeMello Pond. Mr. Pond is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dianne Johnson Pond; sister, Bettina Pond Kusiak (John); and a brother, David Pond (Michelle). Mr. Pond received his bachelor’s degree in music education while at California State University, Fresno. Upon returning to Virginia, he taught music at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. Mr. Pond proudly served in the U.S. Army as a musician, retiring after 22 years of service. He continued his love of music by performing in the Peninsula Concert Band and other groups. Following his retirement from the Army, he continued to work in a supportive training role for Army personnel.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield, with burial with military honors to follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Tunnels to Towers, Online condolences may be registered at

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