Memorial services for Raymond E. “Ray” Polk, 78, Lawrence, will be at 11am Friday. Nov. 16, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Tom Brady officiating. Mr. Polk died Monday, November 12, 2012 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. He was born June 9, 1934 in Douglas, KS. the son of Alfred M. and Dorothy Goodwin Polk.
Mr. Polk went to work for Standard Oil Company in 1955 and retired from Polk Oil Company in 1990. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Douglas, KS.
He married Shirley Lydick of Augusta, on April 20, 1954. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include sons Mike Polk and his companion Nancy Borer, Greg Polk all of Lawrence, daughter, Sara Joseph and her husband Marc of Olathe, sister Freda Gillum of Mt. Home, AR, sister-in-law Tomella Polk of Douglas, grandchildren, Jackie Hout and husband Jeff, Josie Polk, Emma Joseph and great-grandson Jase Hout.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Messages & Condolences
So sorry about the loss of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Leonard and Roxann Heffner
Polk family – I am so saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with all of you as you mourn your husband, father, grandfather.
Mike and Greg,sorry for your loss. You guys are in our thoughts and prayers. If we ncan do anything, please ask. God bless you and your familys.
Greg and family. When I bought the business from Bob Benson in 1987, Ray was one of my customers. I always enjoyed visiting with him. I am sorry for your loss as I know how it feels. May God give you all peace and hold you in his arms.
Our love, thoughts & prayers to you and your family.
Dear Shirley—am sorry to learn of Rays death. I know you and family will certainly miss him. Has been a long arduous time for you tho I know. My prayers are with you as you mourn.
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