William J. Polston
Entered Into Eternal Rest
Saturday, April 26, 2008
U.S. Veteran SMSgt William Polston, age 75, of Jacksonville went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 26, 2008. He was born June 19, 1932 in Lake City, Arkansas to the late Gaylord and Pauline Cummings Polston. He is also preceeded in death be son, Michael Polston and sister, Verble Hill.
Bill was a proud career military man who spent 28 years in the Armed Services and retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1976. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars and earned the Airman's Medal and Purple Heart. After his retirement he served in various positions for over 30 years at VFW Post #4548, most recently as their post Chaplain.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Bessie; sons, David Polston of Dallas, Texas, Glen Polston of Irving, Texas and Daniel Polston of Cabot, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Mark, Brandon, Matthew and Rachael Polston and marie Rich as well as one great grandchild, Brooklyn Rich.