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Richard Norton Polk

July 6, 1938 — August 3, 2022



Richard Norton Polk, 84, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on August 3, 2022 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. 

Richard was born on July 6, 1938 in East Liverpool, Ohio to William & Ruth (Norton) Polk. He graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1955 and went on to study Engineering at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Richard was preceded in death by two brothers, William Polk, Robert Polk and his sister Bonnie (Polk) Woessner.

Richard was married to Virginia “Ginny” (Crow) Polk and recently celebrated their 45 year wedding anniversary. Richard was father to 6 children; Gretchen (Polk)Furlong, Scott McCoy, Sherri (McCoy) Jones, Megan (Polk) Dennard. He was preceded in death by his daughter Amy Polk and son David Polk. Richard is also the proud grandfather of 6 grandchildren (Drew, Seamus, Daric, Deidra, Dakota & Delaney) and 4 great grandchildren (Charleigh, Magdalena, Maximus & Emerson).

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Christ Church Anglican,6118 Westerville Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081 on SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2022 @ 10:00am. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Christ Church Anglican in Richard’s name. 

The Tidd Family Funeral Home, Hilliard, Ohio, assisted the family.  Please visit to share your favorite memories and to send your condolences to the Polk Family.

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Saturday, August 13, 2022

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