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Elwood "Woody" Pollitt

May 25, 1934 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Elwood Pollitt Obituary

Elwood “Woody” Pollitt, 89 of Ripley, Ohio, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2024 at Hospice of the Hope Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville, Kentucky.  He was a United States Marine Corps Korean War Veteran and a member of American Legion Post 367 in Ripley, Ohio.  He was a retired welder from Cincinnati Milacron and a farmer.  Mr. Pollitt was born May 25, 1934 in Orangeburg, Kentucky the son of the late Calvin and Flossie (Simms) Pollitt.  He was also preceded in death by his wife – Jean Pollitt; a daughter – Darlene Horn and a grandson – Joshua Thornberry.

Mr. Pollitt is survived by two daughters – Bonnie Leonard (Jim) of Ripley, Ohio and Sherrie Mefford of Maysville, Kentucky; two sons – Jackie Pollitt and James Pollitt, both of Ripley; ten grandchildren – Lacee Mains, Robert Mefford (Paulette), Ashley Henschen (Corey), Dustin Leonard (Lindsey), Eric Pollitt (Melissa), Marie Pollitt (Jeff Brown), Jay Pollitt (Brandy), Bradley Pollitt (Amber), Tony Horn and Ricky Horn; seventeen great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at Red Oak Cemetery near Ripley, Ohio.  Pastor John Neu will officiate.  Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion Post 367 of Ripley, Ohio.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to:  Ripley Fire Department PO Box 94 Ripley, Ohio 45167 -or- Hospice of Hope 909 Kenton Station Dr. Maysville, KY. 41056


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Graveside Service
February 7, 2024

1:00 PM
Red Oak Cemetery, Ohio, Ripley


Ripley Fire Department
P.O. Box 94, Ripley OH 45167

Hospice of Hope Maysville
909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville KY 41056


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