Mr. Jerry Dale Pollard, 89, of Brilliant passed away on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023 at his residence. Mr. Pollard was born on May 4, 1934 in Brilliant to Dale Vester and Ora Brasseal Pollard. Jerry was a graduate of Brilliant High School. After his graduation, Jerry enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served four years during the Korean conflict. Jerry spent several years as a coal miner after coming home from the service. He later became self employed as a heavy equipment operator and mechanic where he worked until his retirement. In his spare time, Jerry enjoyed doing yard work and keeping his lawn well-manicured and growing a large garden every year.
Mr. Pollard is survived by his sons, Marty Pollard of Brilliant and Mickey Pollard of Brookwood, and brothers, Dan and Tony Pollard.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Pollard was preceded in death by wives, Ruth Pollard and Melba Pollard; son, Timothy Jerome Pollard; and brothers, Jack, Tommy, Jimmy, and Joe Pollard.
Funeral services for Mr. Pollard were held on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023 from the Miles Memorial Funeral Home with burial following in the Brilliant Memorial Gardens.
Miles Memorial Funeral Home served the Pollard family.
Miles Memorial Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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