Miller Leroy Polk, Sr.
Funeral services for Miller Leroy Polk, Sr., 78, of Lewisburg, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brothers Mike Bayne, Ray Armstrong and Butch Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Mr. Polk passed from this life Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at his home.
Visitation will be held Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and prior to services on Tuesday, starting at 12 p.m. at funeral home.
Born March 23, 1940, in Franklin, TN, he was the son of the late Katie Horton Dyer and is preceded in death by: sons, Scotty and Terry Polk; and daughter, Kim Baltimore.
Leroy started out his working career as a manager at Chevron (5 years), Durango Boot Company (20 years), then retired from Intercity Products formerly Heil Quaker after 18 years of employment. He enjoyed singing, shooting pool, watching Jeopardy and westerns, playing with his cat “Oscar”, and spending time with family and friends. He was a longtime member of Fellowship for Christ.
Survivors include loving wife of 36 years, Margaret Davis Polk; sons, Miller (Sheila) Polk of College Grove, Michael (Angela) Newman, and Drake Polk of Lewisburg; daughter, Michelle Bayne of Shelbyville; eighteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren with one on the way.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital @501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105 or to the American Heart Association @ P.O. Box 840692 Dallas, TX 75284.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family. www.doakhowellfuneralhome.com