A celebration of his life was held at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 at Smith's Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Lester Wall officiating. Visitation was at 2:30 p.m. Interment followed the service at Williams Cemetery in Polkton.
He was born Sept. 25, 1953, to the late Willie Brown Polk and Estelle Bellamy Polk in Anson County. He was in a faithful and loving relationship for 36 years. He was a faithful employee with B.A.S. Logging.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Evelyn Brown and Emma Ruth Gaddy; and two brothers, Ed Polk and Willie Polk.
He is survived by his loving friend, Louise Williams of the home; children, Zina (Tim) Williams, Tonya (Monte) Williams, Kenneth (Sallie) Williams, James Crowder, Walter (Retha) Hammond and Michael (Catherine) Williams; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Candis Gaddy, Mary (Andrew) Polk, Sarah (Roger) Burns and Annie (Melvin) Taylor; two brothers, Ernest (Dana) Polk and Henry Mac Polk; sister-in-law, Minnie (Albert Meyers) Ledbetter; two aunts, Ernestine (King) Riggins and Lizzie Conrad; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The services are in the care of Smith's Funeral Directors.