May 20, 1940 ~ May 18, 2021

Born in: Minneapolis, MN
Resided in: Sugar Hill, GA

On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, John Bosworth Pollock, loving father and dear friend, passed away at the age of 80 years old.

John was born on May 20, 1940, in Minneapolis, MN, to Woodard and Janet (Bosworth) Pollock.

He proudly served in the Air Force, stationed in Germany, from January 1959 to October 1963.

He was a contract administrator for Polysius and Humboldt Wedag, the first of which brought him to the Atlanta area with his young family. He married the love of his life, Sharon Ossoinik, on
June 26, 1965. They raised two children together, Jodi and Brian.

John loved to play poker, joined by his buddies from Any Two Cards and often by his son. He enjoyed collecting coins. He was an avid sports fan, devoted to his beloved Braves, Falcons and hometown Packers as well as all things golf. There was always a special place in his heart
for the Masters.

John was preceded in death by his father, Woodard, his mother, Janet, his brother, Ward and his wife, Sharon. He is survived by his daughter, Jodi and her wife, Nicole, his son, Brian, and his brothers, Bruce and Dean.

A memorial Service will be held from 12 PM until 2 PM Sunday May 30 2021 at Wages & Sons, 1030 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


Visitation: May 30, 2021 12:00 pm - May 30, 2021 2:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


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  1. Jodi and Brian, I am so sorry to learn of your dad’s passing. He was a good man, a good neighbor, a good Jaycee…the list goes on. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

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