Danny was preceded in death by his parents; a grandchild, Stephen Robert McWilliams Jr; a son, James Daryl Ponder; a brother Bobby Lynn McWilliams; and a nephew, Jay Wesley McWilliams.
Survivors include his wife Helen (Fleming) Ponder-McWilliams;
Two sons, Stephen Robert (and Rachel) McWilliams of Byron, Ga., and Kirk Dewayne (and Kathy) Ponder of Wynne;
A daughter, Gwendolyn Marie (and Beri) Platz of Hawkinsville, Ga.;
One nephew, James David (and Amber) McWilliams of Jonesboro;
Twenty-two grandchildren; and
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro, with memorial service beginning at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jack Vu officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. An online guest book is available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com