Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home

186 Park Ave, Coshocton, OH


William Edward Pollock

February 21, 1938December 19, 2019

William Edward “Ed” Pollock, 81, of Coshocton, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019.

Ed was born in Coshocton on February 21, 1938 to the late William Ledlie and Sarah Helen (McAllister) Pollock. Ed graduated from Coshocton High School and then received specialized training in airline schooling from Delta. During school, he worked at Ohio Fabricators and then he later moved on to work for Delta Airlines in Chicago. From 1960 to 1962, he served in the Army until he was honorably discharged. He worked as a tow motor operator for Pretty Products until he retired after 38 years. Ed was also a volunteer fireman for North Tuscarawas for 13 years. Ed enjoyed carving, gardening, refinishing furniture, reading, and playing cards and games. He was a member of the Canal Lewisville United Methodist Church where he was also a member of their choir. Ed was also a member of the National Wood Carver’s Association and the VFW, Post 2040. On May 30, 1961, Ed married his wife of 57 years, Elsie Willmagene “Jean” (Hackney) Pollock, who preceded him in death in February of 2019.

Ed is survived by his children, Mark (Jane) Pollock and Jodi Daly, three grandchildren: Paul (Kolleen) Daly, Jr., Mitchell (Bekkah) Daly, and Jacquelyn Daly; step-grandson, John (Amanda) Nicholas, II, 13 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents and wife, Ed is preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Dean Pollock, and his sister, Sara Lee Stevens.

Per his wishes, Ed will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at Canal Lewisville UMC on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Wesley George officiating.


  • Memorial Service Thursday, January 2, 2020


William Edward Pollock

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Debbie Moore-Kneen

December 24, 2019

Mark and family and Jodi and family - I am so sorry for your loss.
Debbie and John

Patti Hiles

December 22, 2019

Mr Bill...When was beef the highest? When the cow jumped over the moon! RIP until we see each other again :(