01/31/08 — TROY L. POLLARD

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Jan. 9, 1928-Jan. 29, 2008

SMITHFIELD -- Troy Lewis Pollard, 80, of 204 Skyland Drive, died Tuesday morning at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late John and Mattie Pollard. Troy was a long-time farmer and a member of Sanders Chapel United Methodist Church in the Brogden community. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Troy was preceded in death by two wives, Edna Earle Pollard and Helen Mitchell Pollard.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at Sanders Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joseph Franklin and the Rev. Craig Langdon officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Surviving are his sons, Tony Pollard and wife, Dallie, of Goldsboro, Randy Pollard and wife, Patricia, of Garner; grandchildren, Natalie Parrish and husband, Will, Stephanie Pollard, Kyle Costello, Kelly Costello, O'Jay Capps and wife, Amanda; great-grandchildren, Austin Lancaster, Blake Capps and Braxton Capps.

The family will receive friends at Parrish Funeral Home in Selma from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday night.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to Sanders Chapel United Methodist Church, 4484 Brogden Road, Smithfield, N.C. 27577.

Condolences may be sent to parrishfh.com.


Published in Obituaries on January 31, 2008 2:29 PM