Robert "JR / Bob / Gene" Polly, Sr.
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Location: 2:11 a.m., at the Indiana University Health, White Memorial Hospital of Monticello, Indiana, surrounded by his family.
 
 
Age: 79
Date of Birth: Wednesday, February 02, 1938
Birth place: Logansport, Indiana
Branch: Army
 
Father: James R. Polly  
Mother: Mildred Alice (Rombold) Polly  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Bob had lived in the rural Monticello, Indiana, area for the past 35 years, coming from Logansport, Indiana.
Funeral Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017
Funeral Location: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 17, 2017, Celebration of Life Service will be at the Miller- Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Clergy: Ryan Clemons
Burial will take place: Clymers Cemetery of Clymers, Indiana
Visitation will be: 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Robert was born and raised in Logansport, Indiana, living most of his life in Monticello area. He Retired as a Steam Plant Operator from the Logansport State Hospital. He then went onto owning and operating JR’s Trash Removal and Bob’s Removal Service, and Polly’s Haulaway. He also was an active auctioneer. Bob loved collecting Beer Bottles, doing odds and in jobs, had been a farm hand, even worked in the bakery. Bob was a Jack of all Trades Master of None. His grandkids were his life. Bob was loyal and faithful customer of Kroger’s where he went daily and on every Valentines day he got them a cake.
Special Services: Full Military Rites will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2017 by the Monticello Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the White County Food Pantry or the wishes of the Donor. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On October 5, 1968 in Logansport, Indiana he married, Roxie Tucker; she passed on June 18, 2013.
Survivors include:
Children,
Serina (husband Joe) Meaux of Monticello, Indiana,
Robert Eugene (companion Ashley Melton) Polly, Jr. of Monticello, Indiana,
Patricia Jordan of Monticello, Indiana, and
Gina Lee Polly of Utah;

Grandchildren,
Melissa Little,
Billy Rohwedder,
Selina Scott,
Brittany Snider,
Darion Sillery,
Dakota Jordan,
Justin Jordan,
Ethan Polly,
Evan Polly, and
Kyrstin Polly;

Great Grandchildren,
Raegan,
Brooklyn,
Leigha,
Koltan,
Maddux,
Maverick, and
Paisley (A.K.A. Parsley);

Sister,
Alice Mildred Hankee of Logansport, Indiana;

Brother-In-Law,
Bud (wife Kathy) Tucker of Logansport, Indiana;

Sister-In-Law,
Donna Robison of Logansport, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
James R. and Mildred Alice Polly;

Wife,
Roxie (Tucker) Polly;

Son,
Dennis Polly;

Sister-In-Law,
Mary Ann Field;

Mother-In-Law,
Lillian Morris.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.