Donald E PollittApril 16, 1941 ~ October 22, 2017 (age 76)
Donald E. Pollitt 76, of Connerville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday October 22, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on April 16, 1941 in Connersville, Indiana one of five children of Arthur and Edna Crawley Pollitt. He served with the Indiana National Guard.
On August 5, 1962, he was married in Lawrenceburg, IN to Hazel Woodruff of Vevay, IN and she survives.
For over 38 years, he had been employed as a forklift driver at Visteon, retiring in 2004. Also, for many years, he farmed in the area.
He was a member of the Park Place Church of God and with his wife, he attended the Southern Baptist Church, of Manchester, IN. In his leisure, he was an avid motorcycle enthusiast. He loved farming and vacationing in Tennessee.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Hazel Pollitt of Connersville; six children, Nelson Sizemore, of Connersville, Alvin Woodruff, of Connersville, Randy (Vicky) Pollitt, of Liberty, IN, Gerald (Carolyn) Pollitt, of Connersville, David (Teresa) Pollitt, of Morristown, IN and Arthur (Tracy) Pollitt, of Connersville; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; a sister, Wanda Pollitt of Indianapolis, a brother, Carl (Connie) Pollitt of Everton. He is blessed with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur & Edna Pollitt, a daughter, LaDonna Pollitt , a brother, Bill Pollitt, a sister, Ruth Pollitt and a great granddaughter, Alexis Marie Shellburg.
Funeral Service will be conducted at 1 PM Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Burial with military rites conducted by the Fayette County Veterans Council will be in Valley Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 until 8 PM, Wednesday, October 25, 2017 and anytime online at millermosterrobbins.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Cancer Society.