Carl Price Pollard, 98, passed away on Monday, Jan. 22 at The Park Oak Grove.
A native of Virginia he was son of Hubert B. Pollard and Mary Ollie Pollard, both deceased. He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Allen T. Pollard, Hildrey H. Pollard, George (Ernest) W. Pollard, Bobbie G. Pollard, and John G. Pollard. Carl was a veteran of the US Navy Air Force where he was an F-9 Aviation Machinist. He was a faithful man who was a member of Fellowship Community Church. Carl’s hobbies included beekeeping and square dancing.
Those left to cherish his memory are four children, D. Elaine Quinn and husband James, Kathy A Cowan and husband Gary, Carl P. Pollard, Jr.; Kevin L. Pollard and wife Rhonda; a sister, Nell P. Henry; eight grandchildren and their spouses; and many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and devoted friends.
The family received friends at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Friday, Jan. 26, from 1 until 2 p.m. A funeral service followed in the Chapel of Lotz Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Burial with military honors will be in Sherwood Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to National D-Day Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 77, Bedford, VA 24523.