Terry Wayne Pollard

January 16, 1943 - August 7, 2023
Terry Wayne Pollard

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Terry Wayne Pollard 80, of Hampstead, NC passed away on Monday August 7, 2023 at Woodbury Wellness after a short illness.

Terry was born in Alexandria, Virginia during WWII on January 16, 1943 to the late Reverend James Leland Pollard and wife Daphne Bone Pollard. He grew up in North Carolina and graduated from New Hanover High School and attended Wilmington College and UNC-W. He spent several years in customer service with Eastern Airlines. He would go on to spend the next 26 years in Law Enforcement with City of Wilmington PD, New Hanover and Pender County sheriff’s office and the NC DMV enforcement officer. Terry was a real estate broker for 15 years and had his own agency representing a developer in NC selling his subdivisions. After he retired he worked for several automobile dealers in the Wilmington area.

Terry is survived by his wife of 46 years Linda; son Matthew and wife Shannon; brother Douglas Pollard (Diana); sister Nancy Clark and husband Jim; grandson Jackson and several brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law and a number of nieces nephews and cousins.

A celebration of Terry’s life will be held 11:00 AM Saturday August 19, 2023 at the Hampstead Baptist Church where he worshipped his Lord.

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  • August 30, 2023
    Martha Currie says:
    I remember Terry working ID when I first became a woman in patrol. He was so nice and always had a kind word for me. He was one the few that be lived I could do the job. I will always remember his smile! My prayers for his family. RIP my friend 🙏

  • August 23, 2023
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  • August 21, 2023
    John and Bobbie Ricks says:
    Linda and Matt: We are so sorry to hear Terry passed...We know it was hard on you to see him slow down knowing he was usually busy in some way..We really met Terry several years ago before we came to be members at the church.....Boy were we surprised to see him cause of the way we met....He really cared about people and his family........He will be missed.....Sending our love to you and the family ........

  • August 16, 2023
    Ernie and Marsha Hewett says:
    Terry was such a nice man. He always had a kind word to say . He will be missed. Mrs. Linda, We pray for God to give you peace and comfort. Sincerely, Ernie and Marsha Hewett

  • August 15, 2023
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