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William "Bill" E. Pollard

August 27, 1926 ~ July 24, 2022 (age 95)

Obituary

William "Bill" E. Pollard - age 95 of Cowgill, MO passed away Sunday morning, July 24, 2022, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Braymer. William was born on August 27, 1926, the son of Raymond Lester and Hattie May (Cook) Pollard in Cowgill, MO. He was a 1945 graduate of Braymer High School. Bill served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Billie Louise Pierson on October 15th, 1953, in Burlington, IA.  Bill was a lifelong farmer and enjoyed travelling around the United States, particularly out west.  Bill had a really good memory and was quite the storyteller. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. 

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Charles D. Pollard; and brothers, Harold Dean Pollard, Donald Pollard and Arthur Paul Pollard. He is survived by his wife, Billie of Cowgill, MO; sons, Eric Pollard (Marge) of Cowgill, MO and Nathan Pollard (Barb) of Braymer, MO; grandchildren, Meagan Murray (Allen Gillispie) of Moberly, MO, Jaymie Rairdan of Chillicothe, MO, Zachary Pollard (Shannon) of Braymer, MO, Raymond Pollard (Susie) of Paola, KS, Issac Pollard of Braymer, MO, and William Scott Pollard of Cowgill, MO; 15 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; brother, Ronnie K. Pollard of Cameron, MO; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members also survive.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the St. John's Lutheran Church in Chillicothe, MO in care of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Stith Funeral Home in Polo. The family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will follow the services at Cowgill Cemetery southeast of Cowgill, MO. Friends may call from 11 AM to 5 PM, Tuesday at the funeral home.  Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Polo. (660) 354-2214. Online guestbook at www.stithfamilyfunerals.com
 

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Services

Friends May Call
Tuesday
July 26, 2022

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Stith Family Funeral Home - Polo
301 E. Elm St.
Polo, MO 64671

Visitation
Wednesday
July 27, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stith Family Funeral Home - Polo
301 E. Elm St.
Polo, MO 64671

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Stith Family Funeral Home - Polo
301 E. Elm St.
Polo, MO 64671

Military Honors
Wednesday
July 27, 2022

12:15 PM
Cowgill Cemetery
SE of Cowgill on Soo Line Drive
Cowgill, MO 64637

Burial

Cowgill Cemetery (MO)

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