Mr. Joseph Edward Polk, Jr.

Pause Lost Our Way by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“DorisI am so sorry for your loss. I only met your brother at our get togethers, but because I know you, I know he must have been a wonderful person....Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss and wish we would have found out sooner and we would have been there. Eddie we know that the pain is a lot now but thinking...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Tyrrell - Charleston, SC

“God bless him. He was a sweet and gentle soul.Condolences to his children, family and friends. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Rose Marie MacGilvray - SC

“My sincere condolences to the Polk family for your loss. May you find comfort from your wonderful memories and the God of all comfort. (2 Cor.1:2,3) ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: L L

“Christy & Joey,I'm so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Will be keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Paula & Johnny Dahlke - SC

“Our deepest sympathy with love ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Barney & Carolyn Howard - GA

“Joey and Tamara, and the entire Polk Family; please know how sorry we are that you are hurting during this difficult time. We send our deepest...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Marjorie and Scott Drum, Cole and Drake Bartlett Drum - SC

“To Eddie,Joey and family, We are sorry to hear of your loss.May your memories comfort you through these times .All of you are in our thoughts...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jimmy and Patty Hayes - Ravenel, SC

“My deepest sympathies to the Polk family for the loss of Joseph Jr. May God's Word strengthen you during this time of mourning. (Isa. 41:10,13) ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: T C - GA


Joseph Edward Polk, Jr., 91, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Mary Lowry Polk entered into eternal rest Saturday, January 20, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in Stuhr's Downtown Chapel from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Joseph was born March 23, 1926 in Holly Hill, South Carolina, son of Joseph Edward Polk and Louie Belle Hughes Polk. He was a retired machinist from the Charleston Naval Shipyard, a member of American Legion Post #147, and the Charleston Elks Lodge.

He is survived by his two sons, Joey Polk and Eddie Polk (Susan) both of Johns Island; two daughters, Beth Lowry Tuk (Freddy) of Ridgeway; Christine Polk Clayton (Richard) of James Island; a sister, Doris Polk Killingsworth; eight grandchildren: Tamara Polk Bartlett (Riley); Ashley Polk Murray (Tradd), Robert Polk, Rick Tuk (Jenny), Becky Tuk Kemp (Paul), Joey Tuk (Sunday), Lauren Clayton Kiker (Nathan), Tyler Clayton, and seven great-grandchildren: Wolfie Tuk, Leo Tuk, Bella Tuk, Allyssa Kemp, Mattie Kemp, Peyton Grace Tuk, and Josiah Bartlett.

Joseph was predeceased by his brother, Laurie H. Polk.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.