FORT MEADE - Joshua Allen Pollard, 19, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 in Lakeland, FL. Josh was born March 14, 1997 in Bartow, FL and was a longtime resident of Fort Meade. He attended the Bayside Community Church in Bradenton, FL, and as an avid outdoorsman, Josh loved to go fishing and hunting.
Josh was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Richard Snyder, and his paternal grandfather, Donald G. Pollard.
He is survived by his mother, Neala Pollard-Williams and step-father Travis Williams, Winter Haven, FL; father, Jim Pollard and step-mother, Jessica Pollard, Myakka City, FL; sister, Madison Pollard, Myakka City, FL; step-brother, Matthew Williams, Tampa, FL; maternal grandmother, Karen Snyder, Clayton, GA; paternal grandmother, Gail Pollard, Bartow, FL; uncle, Mike Pollard and wife Heather, Kissimmee, FL; aunts, Candy Ballard and husband Dave, Fort Meade, FL, Cindy Thompson and Brett, Alabama; Sherry Weston, Kimberley, AL; and several other aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Celebration of Life service will be held 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 at Hancock Funeral Home, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade, FL with Pastor Nate Fox officiating. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to Life Link Foundation, 409 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33706.
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, FL 863-285-8171