Millard Sebring Pollock, 90, passed away peacefully of natural causes on the morning of March 14, 2018, with his children at his side.
A recent resident of Clemson Downs in Clemson, S.C., Millard was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Jean Elizabeth Conner Pollock; his parents, John M. and Beatrice S. Pollock; Uncle Price W. “Unkie” Sebring; stepmother, Eleanor W. Pollock; and sister, Karen L. Pollock.
He grew up on Long Island in Brooklyn and Port Washington, N.Y., graduating from Port Washington Senior High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., where he was also a member of Theta Xi fraternity.
A U.S. Army veteran, he served in World War II. After 35 years with Long Island Lighting Co., Millard retired as vice president of electric production. He spent much of his life on Long Island, living in Port Washington and Fort Salonga and summering in Cutchogue. He and Jean retired to Keowee Key in Salem, S.C., where they designed, built and decorated their home on Lake Keowee.
Millard enjoyed boating, hunting, shooting sports, general DIY activities and building. He had been active in Oconee County Habitat for Humanity and the Lions Club. Both Jean and Millard were involved in church activities at Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Seneca, S.C., and St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Port Washington, N.Y., where they met and were married.
Millard will be dearly missed by his family: daughter, Sharon E. Pollock and husband, Jim DeLuzio, of Cranston, R.I.; son, Brian M. Pollock and wife, Susan Pollock, of Keowee Key, Salem, S.C.; grandchildren, Heather and Matthew Harris, Justin and Betsy Pollock, Leonardo DeLuzio and Daniel DeLuzio; and great-grandsons, Henry and Conner Harris.
Memorial services for both Millard and Jean will be conducted May 12, 2018, at Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Seneca.
Friends may contribute in his honor to Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 214 Northampton Road, Seneca, SC 29672.
This is a paid notice.