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Robert E. Polk

April 8, 2021


Robert Edward Polk (Kenny), 75, of Orange, MA, departed this life on April 8, 2021. Born in Springfield, MA, he was a son of Franklin P. Polk II and Dorothea (Wimbish) Polk. Mr. Polk had been employed as a Lathe Operator at G. F. Wright Steel and Wire Company in Worcester, MA and was a member of Alden Baptist Church in Springfield. Pre-deceased by his parents, and two brothers, Lawrence Polk Sr. and Franklin P. Polk III, he is survived by five brothers, Alfred (and Sandra) Polk, Adlee Polk, Eddie Lee Polk, Antonio (and Kathy) Polk, and Raymond Jerome (and Kim) Polk; two sisters, Marie (and Victor) Walker and Faith Richardson; an aunt, Mamie Duncan; and uncle, Calvin Wimbish; a special friend, Gladis Legget; the Route 66 Family; and a host of other relatives. The public walk-thru calling hour is 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Harrell Funeral Home. Funeral services are private.

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Sonya Johnson

April 23, 2021 4:25 PM

To the family and friends of Robert Polk, I am so sorry for your loss, and am praying that God will comfort your hearts during your time of sorrow.  Mr. Bobby was a nice man who always had a big smile, and an even bigger heart.  

Rochelle Tucker

April 22, 2021 10:01 AM

Marie Walker & Faith Richardson, just want you to know that your Zion Family, especially the Music Ministry, is thinking about you and the entire Polk Family as you are sharing in the Homegoing Celebration of your brother, Robert.  We know that your hearts are heavy; however, remember that God is a burden lifter.  He is able to restore Joy where Sadness and Pain now reside!! Continue to trust in God & look to the hills for strength!  We Love You all and are praying much for you!!  Zion Baptist Church Music Ministry, Rochelle Tucker, Minister of Music

Ray and Kim Jerome

April 21, 2021 2:27 PM

The memory of those we love stays in our hearts forever.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Polk family, friends and loved ones.
Ray and Kim Jerome

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Gerdia Keesee

April 20, 2021 7:31 PM

My sincere condolences are extended to Marie and Victor Walker... Faith Richardson .., the numerous nieces, nephews, aunt .. uncle and the entire family and friends!
I didn’t know your loved one .... but what I’ve learned of him.... he was an “extra kindhearted, giving and living person❣️
May the memories you all shared bring you Peace during this most difficult time❣️
May God continue to bind your family together with “cords of Love”
A friend of the family,
Gerdia Keesee
Reidsville, N. C.

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