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Thomas 'Tommy' Polk III

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[August 06, 2010]  MOUNT PULASKI -- Thomas Eugene "Tommy" Polk III, 35, of Mount Pulaski, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Glenn Stroschein officiating. Prior to the service, there will be visitation beginning at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Polk was a carpenter and also assisted his father in the real estate business.

He was born Oct. 20, 1974, in Springfield, the son of Thomas E. Jr. and Marjorie Goodman Polk. He married Angela Davis in Elkhart in 1994. They were divorced.

He is survived by his daughter, Ashley Polk of Beason; his parents, of Mount Pulaski; his sister, Christina Polk of Mount Pulaski; his paternal grandfather, Thomas E. Polk Sr. of Mount Pulaski; one nephew, Austin Waldrop of Mount Pulaski; and one niece, Olivia Waldrop of Mount Pulaski.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Olivia Polk, and his maternal grandparents, Carl and Olive Goodman.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Mount Pulaski.

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Tommy was a graduate of Mount Pulaski High School.

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