Robert E. “Bob” Pollard (62)
Birth: November 23, 1949
Death: August 26, 2012
Robert E. “Bob” Pollard, 62, of rural Carmi, Illinois, died Sunday, August 26, 2012, at his home. He was born November 23, 1949, in Burnt Prairie, Illinois, the son of Leonard Darrel Pollard and Gladys Faye (Ude) Pollard.
He was a graduate of Mills Prairie High School in 1967, a US Army Vietnam War Veteran and retired from Roundy’s Foods in Eldorado, Illinois where he was a warehouseman. He enjoyed staying around his home and doing various construction projects on and around his property.
Survivors include his mother, Gladys Pollard of Fairfield, Illinois; three daughters, Jennie (Jeff) Lockeby of Carmi, Jamie Miller and Crystal Schulz, both of Crossville, Illinois; two brothers, James (Sarah) Pollard and Roy D. Pollard, all of Burnt Prairie; eight grandchildren, Adrianna, Keaton, Shiann, Donovan, Christopher, Brandon, Dylan and Marissa; three nieces, Dodie (Bruce) Dickey, Dinah (Jason) Edgington and Devan Pollard; two great nephews, Dayne and Daylon Pollard.
He is preceded in death by his father, Leonard Darrel Pollard.
Visitation and funeral are Friday, August 31, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi. Visitation is at 5 pm and funeral is at 7 pm. Private burial will be in Kingdom Cemetery near Carmi.