Edward Joseph Polifka, Sr

Edward Joseph Polifka Sr. 75, of Forkland passed away June 8, 2016, at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital. Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday June 11, 2016, at Forkland United Methodist Church with Pastor Kenny Overstreet officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing. Burial will follow in Phillips Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Polifka was born Feb. 24,1941, in White Law, Wisconsin, to the late Frank and Anita Werner Polifka.

He was preceded by his parents; wife of 30 years, Vera Mae Jones Polifka; brothers, Francis Polifka and Raymond Polifka; sister, Maryann Freidenberger.

He is survived by his daughter, Cindy Butler (Tony) of Charleston, SC; son, Edward Joseph “Joby” Polifka (Kim) of Tuscaloosa, Al.; sister, Evelyn Yanda of Manitowac, WI.; grandchildren, Monique Felder, Kristine Polifka, Duran Butler, Shawn Butler, Danielle Butler, Daniel Polifka, Trent Pierce and Tanner Pierce; 11 great-grandchildren; special friend, Linda Thomas; countless friends and family.

Pallbearers will be Gary Phillips, Morris Allen, Roy Jines, Louis Jines, Duran Butler and Trent Pierce.

Honorary pallbearers are Joel Coley and Doug Shearer.

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