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John Pollock

June 5, 1930 - November 10, 2009

John Brookes Pollock died on November 10, 2009.

Born in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania in 1930, John served in the Air Force in Mississippi and Japan. He earned a degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a Masters’ degree in electrical engineering from Duke University. He retired from Bell Labs-AT&T as Chief Design Engineering Manager and Department Head after 31 years. John was a devoted family man who enjoyed water sports, gardening and workshop projects.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lillian Pollock: his daughters Lynne Holloway and Susan Beavis and his son John Pollock Jr. He has three grandchildren, Ashley and Sarah Beavis, and Ryan Abdel-Megeid.

A Funeral Service will be 11:00 A.M Saturday November 14, 2009 at Oleander Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Dr. Madison Highfill will officiate the service.

Please share your memories and condolences with John’s family at

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099

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