Sylvester E. Pollard, 92, of North Little Rock, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. He was born in Bradford on July 26, 1921. He was the son of James E. and Florence Belle Taylor Pollard.
He attended Faith Baptist Church in North Little Rock. He attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Some of his lifetime interests include: Civilian Conservation Corp, US Civil Service at Camp Robinson and Missouri Pacific Bus Lines/Continental Trailways. He served on the North Little Rock Civil Service Commission and the Faulkner Lake Drainage District. He also served as the first treasurer of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 555 in Little Rock.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Elgin Pollard.
Survivors include wife, Barbara Magness Pollard; daughter, ElVesta June Pollard Shoptaw and husband Basil of North Little Rock; son, Stanley Pollard and wife Virginia of Rowlett, Texas; brothers, Calvin Pollard, Bryant, Norman Pollard and wife Irma all of Little Rock; five grandchildren, Michael Shoptaw and wife Melody, Bryant, Ashelyn Fain and husband Jerry of Frisco, Texas, Heather Geoghagan and husband Jay of North Little Rock, Philip Pollard and wife Jennifer of North Little Rock and Marie Pollard of Garland, Texas; five great-grandchildren, Scott Shoptaw and wife Allyson of Manhattan, Kan., Isaac Fain, Louisville, Ky., Karlie Fain, Frisco, Texas, Adeline Geoghagan and Nathaniel Geoghagan of North Little Rock; one great-great-grandchild, Aleah Shoptaw, Manhattan, Kan.; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at Faith Baptist Church, 109 Tanglewood Drive, North Little Rock, Ark.
The family requests memorials be made to Faith Baptist Church Missions at 109 Tanglewood Drive, North Little Rock, Ark. 72118 or Hospice Home Care at 2200 South Bowman Road, Little Rock, Ark. 72211.