Funeral services for Alan Thomas Pound, 62, of Emory, will be held on Saturday, July 22, at 11:00 a.m., at Lake Fork Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Emory City Cemetery.
Mr. Pound died on July 9, 2023, in a tragic accident with his best friend, Ronnie McEnturff. He was born on December 18, 1960, in Greenville, to Thomas Jackson Pound and Dorothy Willis Pound.
He attended Rains High School and graduated with the class of 1979. He attended Eastfield Community College Auto Body Tech program in Mesquite. He was of the Christian faith. He married Lura Woulms Pound on April 9, 2016. He was a member of the GoodGuys, C10 Nationals, North Texas Camero Club, National Street Rod Association, and many other clubs and organizations. He was the co-owner of A&R Restoration in Emory.
Mr. Pound loved everyone and was loved by many around the world. He made many friendships throughout the hotrod industry. He traveled many miles driving across the states enjoying what he loved to do by either attending a car show or on a car tour. His talent for designing cars was unmatched. If he could draw it, he could make it.
Mr. Pound is survived by his wife; daughter, Krystal Chase; son, Anthony Jimenze; grandchildren, Rhiley Walls and Kasen Collins; sisters, Nelda Slater and husband Raymond, and Lisa Peddy and husband Jerry; brother-in-law, Anthony Woulms; sister-in-law, Sandy Woulms; nieces and nephews, Erin, David, Dovie, Jackson Banta, Landon Slatter, Rayman Slatter, Eva Slatter, Cassandra Alvarez and Carlos Alvarez; and numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at Lake Fork Baptist Church.