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Eugene Pritchard Pollard

Eugene P. Pollard

                         Name: Eugene P. Pollard

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Army

                         Unit: Headquarters Co., Depot #2

                         Rank: PFC

                         Dates of Service: 4/10/1942-10/30/1945

                         Theater of Service: European-African-
                         Middle Eastern, American

January 12, 2003

Eugene Pritchard Pollard, 93, of Charlottesville, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, in Charlottesville, Virginia.  He was born in Catawba County, N.C.  His family moved to Scottsville, Virginia, when Eugene was 10 years old.  He was a veteran of World War II and served in the European Theater of Operations.  He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Rachel Kirby Pollard.  Mrs. Pollard currently resides at Winter Haven Assisted Living, 220 S. Pantops Drive, Charlottesville, Va.

In preparation for his ministerial work, he attended Randolph-Macon College and Duke University.  He served five districts of the United Methodist churches.  The districts were Charlottesville, Richmond, Farmville, Eastern Shore, and Natural Bridge Station in the Staunton District where he retired in 1975.  After retirement he moved back to Charlottesville, Virginia, and continued to serve in substitute ministerial work until 1984.  In 1988, he received his 50-year pen from Widows Sons Lodge No. 60 AF & FM in Charlottesville.

Rev. Pollard was an avid gardener and continued to work in his garden up until the last couple of years of his life.

Eugene Pritchard Pollard was born on January 11, 1910, in Catawba County, North Carolina; he was the son of James Elbert Pollard (1872-1945) and Willie Caroline (Lutz) Pollard (1882-1957).  Eugene married Rachel Kirby (1913-2015).  Eugene passed away on January 12, 2003, in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, and is buried at the Monticello Memorial Park in Albemarle County, Virginia.

EugenePollard and Rachel Kirby Pollard Gravestone, Monticello Memorial Park

Eugene Pollard Grave Inscription, Monticello Memorial ParkRachel K. Pollard Gravestone Inscription, Montiello Memorial Cemetery

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