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William "Bill" Polston

February 20, 1956 — October 9, 2022

Oakland, Tennessee

William “Bill” Taylor Polston, age 66, resident of Oakland, Tennessee and husband of Tara Polston, departed this life Sunday morning, October 9, 2022 at his home.

Bill was born February 20, 1956 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, the son of the late Billy Polston and Alma Taylor Butler. He was the owner of Polston Construction and was a big dreamer where he made many people’s dreams come true by building them their custom homes.

He loved life and was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide football fan. He enjoyed NASCAR, classic cars and was a big sports fan who loved chasing elk in San Juan National Forest. Bill was the rock that held his family together.

Mr. Polston is survived by his wife of 28½ years, Tara Peterson Polston of Oakland, TN; three daughters, Jennifer Williams (Brett) of Oakland, TN, Emily Miller (Matt) of Collierville, TN and Erica Filsinger (David) of Arlington, TN; his son, Jason Polston (Alicia) of Lakewood, CO; his stepmother, Dossa Polston of Shongaloo, LA; his sister, Cindy Putt of Byhalia, MS; his brother, Mike Polston of Oakland, TN; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services for Mr. Polston were held at 11 A.M. Saturday, October 22, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Bro. David Reeves, pastor of Midway Baptist Church in Whiteville, Tennessee, officiating. Interment was private.

The family requests that memorials be directed to St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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Visitation

Saturday, October 22, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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