William H. Polson, 91, of Fulton, died Sunday at St. JosephÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Hospital after a long illness.
A native of the Pulaski-Sandy Creek area he had resided in Fulton since 1948. Bill retired as a Captain of the Fulton Fire Department in 1986 where he worked since 1951. He also owned and operated The Polson Press from 1948 to 1990. He was a member of the First Congregational, United Church of Christ in Fulton where he served as a trustee.
Bill was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose #1280, Hiram Lodge #144 F.&A.M., V.F.W. Post #569 and the American Legion Homer Russell Smith Post #587. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in both the European and Pacific Theatre of Operations. Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.
Surviving are his wife, of 67 years, Margaret Maxam Polson of Fulton; his sons, James (Karen) Polson of Media, PA and Ross (Sharon) Polson of Newark, NY; two grandchildren, William and Kristina Polson
Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 20th at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a favorite charity.
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