Curtis J. Pollard Jr.

Alton | Thursday, March 21 2013

Curtis J. Pollard Jr., age 59, passed away at 6:00 am on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his residence, with his family by his side.

He was born on November 15, 1953 in Alton, the son of Curtis Sr. and Janie M. (Thiel) Pollard .

He married Patsy S. Balven on June 11, 1988 in St. Louis, MO.  She survives.

Curtis was a security guard for 30 plus years, but spent the last 18 years as a security guard at St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton. He was a long time supporter of the Shriners, enjoyed fishing, watching NASCAR, auctions, his tomato gardens, and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife he is survived by, four daughters, JoAnna Pollard, of Alton, Kristina and Benjamin McDonald, of Kansas City, KS, Michelle and Matthew Holmes, of Alton, and Traci Pollard, of Alton; nine grandchildren; two sisters, Susan and Gary Tubb, of Houston TX, and Anita Pollard of Redbud, IL; two brothers, Thomas and Tammy Pollard, of Brighton, and Jeff and Trudy Pollard, of Alton; a half-sister, Jo Pollard, of Kingsport, TN; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, as well as his many friends and co-workers.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Per his wishes cremation rites will be accorded.

In celebration of his life a memorial visitation will be from 3 pm until the time of service at 7 pm Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton with Pastor Mark Marshall, officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the family of Curtis J. Pollard, Jr.

Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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