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Herbert Polley

image_472Herbert ( Herb) Polley, 88, passed into eternal rest on December 3, 2016 at the Ohio Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center where he had been a resident for 2 ½ years.
He was born September 27, 1928 up Martin Hollow off Quick’s Run at Queens, KY in Lewis County. Herb left KY at the age of 10 and grew up in the Peebles area. As a teenager, his family moved to Chicken Hollow. He met Jane in the tobacco patch and the rest was history.
Herb was the son of the late Elza and Mina (Lawson) Polley. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, infant Susan Polley and Wilma Deaton and 3 brothers, infant Elsworth, Albert and Grover.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Jane (Truesdell) Polley. He leaves 7 children, Herbert Jr and Martha Polley, Robert and Susan Polley, Larry and Rhonda (Polley) DeFosse, Kay Polley (Catherine Pfeffer), Kenny and Tammy Polley, Lisa Polley and Paul and Rita Polley, He had 8 grandchildren, Chanda Spires, Myra Jimison, Jerrod and Jordan Fussnecker, Katie Crabtree, Clinton, Dylan and Cody Polley and 5 great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Ben of Ripley and a sister Viola Redmon of AZ and many relatives and friends.
Herb was a farmer since childhood. He worked at the US Shoe Corporation for 20 years. He operated several semi trucks and owned and operated the Herb Polley Fumigation and Spray Service. He taught Sunday school and attended the Ripley Nazarene Church. Herb loved his dogs and was an avid coonhunter.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday December 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Ripley Nazarene Church under the direction of the Meeker Funeral Home. Clark Castle will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Red Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday December 5 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the church.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio Valley Manor Activities Fund, 5280 US 62 & 68, Ripley, OH 45167.
Friends and Families may sign Herb’s online guestbook at www.meekerfuneralhomes.com. Questions call Meeker Funeral Home at 937-377-4182.

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