Leo Turner Polk, Sr. 88, of Broadway, died Sunday, August 26, 2012 at his home.
Mr. Polk was born October 23, 1923 at Conicville, son of the late George Turner and Ida Alice Dellinger Polk.
He served in the United States Army during W.W. II in the South Pacific and was a member of the Massanutten Post # 2447 V.F.W. Edinburg. He was also a member of the Hudson Cross Roads Men’s Group.
Mr. Polk was a long time employee of Shen-Valley, H.D. Lee Company and Hartz in Broadway.
He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Hudson Cross Roads.
Mr. Polk was predeceased by his wife, June Rupert Polk June 12, 2006 whom he married December 30, 1941.
He is survived by a son, Leo T. “Buddy” Polk, Jr. and his companion Jennie Foltz Miller of Mt. Jackson; a daughter, Bonnie Polk Andes and husband Beverly of Timberville; a brother, Leroy Polk of Edinburg; three grandchildren, Michele Andes Deavers and husband Brian, Stacy Polk and wife Amanda and Lori Polk Frye and husband Paul; four great grandchildren, Bradley S. Deavers, Stephanie L. Deavers, Noah Frye and Jonah Frye.
He was also predeceased by a grandson, Stacy Turner Polk; a daughter-in-law, Linda Barb Polk; and four sisters, Ethel Spiggle, Gladys Dellinger, Georgia Bowers and Polly Hamman.
The funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church with the Rev. Richard Krasneck officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Jackson Cemetery with Military Honors.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren and great grandchildren, Michele Andes Deavers, Brian Deavers, Stacy Polk, Amanda Polk, Lori Frye, Paul Frye, Bradley S. Deavers and Stephanie L. Deavers.
Honorary pallbearers will be Noah Frye, Jonah Frye and members of Hudson Cross Roads Men’s Group and Massanutten Post #2447 V.F.W. Edinburg.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.
Memorial contributions may be made R.M.H. Hospice, 2010 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.