C. Alvin Pollock,
98, of Rural Route #3, Rushville, passed away at
2:37 a.m. Sunday, August 5, 2007 at McDonough
District Hospital in Macomb.
He was born on
February 6, 1909 in Scotland Township, McDonough
County to George W. and Cora Ann Spear Pollock.
He married Clarissa Wilson of Industry on
December 18, 1930 in Monmouth. They were married
45 years before she passed away on January 4,
1976. He later married Freida Rohn on March 16,
1979 in Virden, Illinois. She passed away on
October 27, 1997.
He is survived by
one son; George (Dona) Pollock of Rushville, two
daughters; Lois Moon of Brownfield, Texas and
Doris Pollock of Odessa, Texas, 10
grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five
He was preceded in
death by his parents, both wives, one son;
Lawrence Pollock, one grandson; Timothy Pollock,
one brother; Ralph Pollock and two sisters;
Genevieve Wetzel and Mary Fyfe.
He lived most of his
life in the Macomb area before moving to
Rushville in 1970. He farmed and was a horseman
all of his life. He worked for Jenning’s Sale
Barn in Macomb for 19 years.
He was baptized and
was a member of the former Camp Creek
Presbyterian Church now known as the Scotland
Trinity Presbyterian Church.
will be held at 10:30 am. Thursday, August 9,
2007 at the Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in
Macomb with Reverends Harold Hedden and Donald
C. Moon officiating. Burial will be in the
Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb. Visitation will be
held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the
Memorials may be
made to either the Scotland Trinity Presbyterian
Women or the McDonough District Hospital.