William S. Pollard

Obituary
  • "Mary and family. With our deepest sympathy our thoughts and..."
  • "Mary, I am very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you..."
    - Michael Parshall
  • "Taught with Bill at CMVTI and will miss him. He was..."
    - Norman Smith
  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Linda and your..."
    - Candy & Mike Thomas
  • "Mary, Linda & Mike, Bill would always come to visit in the..."
    - George & Avis Glidden

William S. Pollard
1935 - 2018
MONMOUTH - William S. Pollard, 82, a resident of Monmouth, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at his home with his family by his side.
He was born March 26, 1935, in Boston, Mass., the son of William S. Pollard Sr. and Brenda (Graham) Pollard. He was a 1953 graduate of Monmouth Academy.
On May 6, 1977, he married Mary E. Foster in Monmouth. William taught carpentry at CMVTI for 12 years. He worked as a self-employed carpenter for many years and later worked for his son at Pollard Construction.
William was a member of the Monmouth Fire Department for 45 years, Monmouth Fair Association, Monmouth Fish and Game, and Monmouth Snowmobile Club; and formerly served on the board of directors for Cobbossee Water District. He enjoyed ice fishing, hunting, reading, camping, gardening, and traveling, having covered all the U.S. and many Canadian provinces. Above all else, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Pollard, of Monmouth; two sons, Michael Pollard and his wife Renelle of Monmouth, and Jeffrey Bickford and his wife Melissa of Brunswick; two daughters, Linda Grant and her husband Ronald of Monmouth, and Cathy Barter and her husband Thomas of Brunswick; four grandchildren, Sierra and her husband Evan Behles, Chelsea Grant, Christopher Barter, and Brooke Barter; and two great-grandchildren, Owen and Knox Behles.
He was predeceased by his parents and an infant brother.
A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, from 5-7 p.m., with a Fireman Memorial Service at 6:45 p.m., at the
Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home,
707 Main Street, Monmouth. Following the Celebration of Life, a gathering of family and friends will be held at the Monmouth United Church, Packard Activity Center. Spring interment will be at Monmouth Ridge Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Monmouth. Messages of condolence may be made to:
www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the
Monmouth Fire Department
Scholarship Fund
c/o Town of Monmouth
Attn: Dan Roy, Fire Chief
P.O. Box 270
Monmouth, ME 04259



Funeral Home
Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home
707 Main St
Monmouth, ME 04259
(207) 933-4444
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Central Maine on Feb. 5, 2018
bullet Firefighters