OBITUARY

James P. Pollock Jr.

May 3, 1929June 15, 2018
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James (Pat) P. Pollock, Jr., of Lake Jackson, died Friday, June, 15, 2018, at home with his family by his side. James (Pat) was born May 3, 1929, in Cleburne, TX at home to James P. Pollock and Thelma Brown Pollock. He is survived by his two daughters, Jamie Nugent of Lake Jackson and Carolyn Cormier and husband Tim of Austin; three grandsons, Lee Nugent of Houston, David Nugent of Canada, Matthew and wife Alexandra of Houston; great-granddaughter, Avery Nugent of Houston; sister, Darla Sissom; and sister-in-law, Linda Pollock, and Fred; plus numerous nieces and nephews. James (Pat) was predeceased by his parents, James and Thelma Pollock; ex-wife, Mary Lee Hamilton; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Joan Pollock; brother, Robert Pollock; and brother-in-law, Noel Sissom. James (Pat) graduated from Brazosport High School then went right into the Army during the Korean War. While in service, he was asked to go to Greenland because of his expert cement mason skills to help build a military base and housing. He also had expert marksman skills for which he received the Expert Carbine Award. Pat was a proud member of the Cement Masons Local #681 for 65 years. He loved taking walks down Dow's Nature Trail with his daughter. He loved camping and fishing, but his pride and joy were his Koi fish in the backyard. He enjoyed helping family and neighbors with anything that need be done, which gave him that special time with brothers and brother-in-law. He loved clocks and in his house, you can hear every type of clock! He also had his faith that when he died, his spirit would return to our Lord and rejoice with his family that went before him. He will be greatly missed by his daughter, family and friends. We are appreciative to Susan Pollock, Casey Suchon, RN, and all others of hospice care. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to IPH Hospice Care, Lake Jackson in James P. Pollock, Jr.'s honor Service to honor Pat's life will be as follows: Visitation will be Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Restwood Funeral Home, 1038 W. Plantation Dr., Clute, TX. Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00 a.m. also at the funeral home. Please wear blue in honor of our father. Pallbearers will be Lee Nugent, Tim Summa, Coleman Pollock, Wayne Sissom, Dennis Sissom, Sean Tichacek, and John Fuller. Honorary pallbearers will be David Pollock, David Nugent, Robert Pollock, Jr., Matthew Cormier, and the Cement Masons Lodge #681.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his two daughters, Jamie Nugent of Lake Jackson and Carolyn Cormier and husband Tim of Austin; three grandsons, Lee Nugent of Houston, David Nugent of Canada, Matthew and wife Alexandra of Houston; great-granddaughter, Avery Nugent of Houston; sister, Darla Sissom; and sister-in-law, Linda Pollock, and Fred; plus numerous nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Lee Nugent, Pallbearer
  • Tim Summa, Pallbearer
  • Coleman Pollock, Pallbearer
  • Wayne Sissom, Pallbearer
  • Dennis Sissom, Pallbearer
  • Sean Tichacek, Pallbearer
  • John Fuller, Pallbearer
  • David Pollock, Honorary Pallbearer
  • David Nugent, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Robert Pollock, Jr., Honorary Pallbearer
  • Matthew Cormier, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Cement Masons Lodge #681, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 19, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Karen Cordell

June 19, 2018

I Karen Cordell, took this photo around 15 years ago of my Uncle Pat in front of my car.

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Biography

James (Pat) was born May 3, 1929, in Cleburne, TX at home to James P. Pollock and Thelma Brown Pollock. James (Pat) graduated from Brazosport High School then went right into the Army during the Korean War. While in service, he was asked to go to Greenland because of his expert cement mason skills to help build a military base and housing. He also had expert marksman skills for which he received the Expert Carbine Award.
Pat was a proud member of the Cement Masons Local #681 for 65 years. He loved taking walks down Dow's Nature Trail with his daughter. He loved camping and fishing, but his pride and joy were his Koi fish in the backyard. He enjoyed helping family and neighbors with anything that need be done, which gave him that special time with brothers and brother-in-law. He loved clocks and in his house, you can hear every type of clock! He also had his faith that when he died, his spirit would return to our Lord and rejoice with his family that went before him. He will be greatly missed by his daughter, family and friends.