|Birth: ||Sep. 13, 1922|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 2010|
Sept. 13, 1922 – Sept. 1, 2010. Thomas David Pollard, age 87, of Destin, Fla., passed away Sept. 1, 2010, surrounded by his family and friends.
Thomas was born in Mulberry, Ind., and lived his youth in Gainesville, Fla., with his parents, Ailene Atherton and Dr. Cash Blair Pollard. He attended Gordon Military Academy in Barnesville, Ga.
Lt. Col. Thomas Pollard had a long and distinguished military career in the Edson's Raiders, 1st Marine Raider Battalion, and the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. His numerous military honors for his valor in World War II and the Korean War include the Silver Star with cluster, two Purple Hearts, and a Distinguished Service Cross.
Thomas is survived by his loving wife, Thrilda B. Pollard; and his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The families are as follows: son, Thomas Edward Pollard and his children, Thomas Jr. and Monica; daughter, Barbara Lynn (Pollard) Adair and her children, Scott, Allison and Ashley; daughter, Nancy Blair Pollard and her children, Jeffrey, Melissa, Gwen, Charlie, Tony, Rod and Marcella (deceased); daughter, Toody (Pollard) Porter, son-in-law Tom, and their children, Kati, Annabelle and Tom Jr.; daughter, Sharon (Pollard) Wexler, son-in-law Abraham, and their children, Alana (Howard Schwartz) and Suzanne; and, Suzanne Pollard (deceased). He has 38 great- grandchildren.
Thrilda Baggett Pollard (1923 - 2012)*
Thrilda Suzanne Pollard (1949 - 1977)*
Arlington National Cemetery
Created by: Ron Altman
Record added: Sep 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58117704