Paul Oliver Pollard, 84, of Waverly, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born October 15, 1936 in Washington Court House, Ohio son of the late Arza and Lois Irene DeWitt Pollard. Surviving are three sons, Paul Pollard and wife Brooke of Columbus, Ohio, Parnell Pollard and wife Chris of Pataskala, Ohio and Patrick Pollard of Waverly; three grandchildren, Andy Pollard, Sam Pollard and Josephina Pollard; a brother, Ronald Pollard and wife Mary of Waverly; and three sisters, Bernice Rhoads of Bourneville, Ohio, Carolyn Sue Herfel of Columbus, and Marilyn Hart of Elm Grove, Ohio. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jean Kiser Haga, a brother, William Pollard, a grandson, Ryan Pollard and the mother of his children, Wanda Pollard.
Paul retired from American Electric Power Company, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He also was a member of the American Legion Merritt Post 142, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2227, a former volunteer firefighter with the Waverly Fire Department and a former member of the Waverly Jaycees.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the Botkin Hornback Funeral Home in Waverly. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery in Piketon. Family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday.