Arthur D.'s Story
Arthur D. "Herky" Polding, 59, of Neshannock Township passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 25, 2017, in his residence.
"Herky," as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born Feb. 12, 1958, in Youngstown, to the late David E. and Anna Ruth Snyder Polding.
He was a 1977 graduate of Neshannock High School and later attended Youngstown State University. Herky was first employed by Zambelli Fireworks and later at Lockley Machine Company, both in New Castle. He was most recently employed as a machinist at Parker Hannifin, Youngstown, Ohio.
Herky was a member of Calvary Independent Church. He was an avid Penn State and L.A. Rams football fan and loved coaching both football and softball. Herky was also a member of the Penn State Alumni Association, Lawrence County chapter.
He is survived by his daughter, Ashley L. Polding of New Castle.
In addition to his parents, Herky was preceded in death by a sister, Melda Margaret Polding.
There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Calvary Independent Church with Rev. Charles Gavroy officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Independent Church, 424 E. Moody Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16105.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Published on November 27, 2017