Arthur A. Polson

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 26, 2004

Arthur Alan Polson, 34, of 569 Turlington Road, Suffolk, lost his long battle with cancer Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004.

A native of Suffolk, he was predeceased by a paternal grandfather, Arthur Coleman Polson, and maternal grandfather, Roy

Pippins Sr.

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He was employed with Drakes Lawn Service.

He played on the Triple Crown Softball Team of Suffolk.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Spivey Polson of Suffolk; daughters, Kelsi and Kierstyn Polson of Suffolk; son, Brandyn A. Polson of Suffolk; parents, Arthur Leroy and Shirley Pippin Polson of Suffolk; sister and brother-in-law, Pam P. and David Kinard; paternal grandmother, Pearl Jones Polson of Corapeake, N.C.; maternal grandmother, Martha Gay Pippin of Suffolk; nieces and nephews, Tara and Cody Kinard, Kristina and Meagan Barnes, Brittany and Shayne Brooks; and many devoted friends and family members.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the Sidney F. Harrell Chapel of the Harrell & Hill Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bill Altman and Keith Atkinson officiating. Interment will be in Holly Lawn Cemetery.

Friends may join the family from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Harrell & Hill Funeral Home, and other times at the home of his parents, Leroy and Shirley, 319 Lake Dr., Suffolk.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to: The Alan Polson Cancer Fund, c/o First Federal Bank, 1703 N. Main St., Suite A., Suffolk, VA 23434; The Alan Polson Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1340, Suffolk 1st Bank, Suffolk, VA 23434, or to the American Cancer Society, 604 Constance Woods Drive, Suffolk, VA 23434.

Harrell & Hill Funeral Home is serving the family.