Arthur E. Ponton Jr., of Cortland passed away November 19, 2021. He was born September 9, 1938 in Augusta VA, the son of the late Arthur and Mary Ponton. While living locally Arthur was a farmer working for various farms but most notably the Young Family Farm in East Homer. Arthur was a volunteer fire fighter for McLean and most recently Town of Cortlandville. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Ponton, his children Darlene (JW) Stanley, Michelle (Kenneth) McIntyre, Scott (Sherry) Ponton, Jeffrey Ponton, his step son Jeffery Little, his sisters Carol (Harold) Allen and Mary Baker, many grandchildren great grandchildren nieces and nephews. A Funeral service will be held 10 am Friday December 3, 2021 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints, 3725 Fairview Dr., Cortland NY, 13045. Spring burial will be at the Glenwood Cemetery, Homer NY.