Obituary: Darrell Polk

PolkA_1_copyDarrell Darwin Polk, 84, born July 8, 1930 to William S. Polk and Matilda Kersey Polk, passed away March 23, 2015.


He was born and raised in Boca Grande, and attended and graduated from Boca Grande High School.

Darrell was an enterprising man his whole life; he began work at an early age, working in a soda shop and setting pins at the local bowling alley. As he grew older, he wore many hats as he worked as an electrician and a skilled cabinet maker with Griffin Builders. He, along with his wife, Margaret, to whom he was married for 63 years, opened Barnichol Hardware which they operated for 38 years.