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Fatherhood tradition of service passed down

by | Jun 14, 2018 | Life & Style

Aaron, Barry and Bradley Pollard serve together on the Farmersville Fire Department. Shaun Pollard, not pictured, is also in fire prevention efforts with Koetter Fire Protection installing fire alarms and sprinkler systems. (Wyndi Veigel/The Farmersville Times)

Fatherhood takes many different directions but for the Pollard family, service to others is one quality that is emphasized above all else.

Barry Pollard, 64, is the father of three sons – Shaun, 30, Aaron, 35 and Bradley Pollard, 38.

The Pollard family is no stranger in Farmersville, they are known for helping in myriad ways and are all actively involved in fire protection efforts.

Shaun Pollard, left, works for Koetter Fire Protection Services. Though not a firefighter like his brothers and his dad, Barry Pollard, right, they still share a common bond. (Courtesy photo)

 

“Having all three of my sons involved in fire prevention and protection is very satisfying to me. Each of them has their own personalities, but each is very respectful and caring towards others, so they fit the mold pretty well. All three enjoy helping others,” Barry said.

By Wyndi Veigel • News Editor • [email protected]

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