Rocky Mount -
Robert Earl Poland, 49, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 11, 2022. He was employed by the City of Rocky Mount as a Computer Aided-Design draftsman in the Engineering Department. He also served faithfully at Cornerstone Community Church as their sound technician and many other capacities of Christian service. Robert had a heart for ministry and served as a godly role model to children and young adults at Cornerstone Community Church.
Robert was preceded in death by his grandparents, Victor Enfield and Cora Louise Poland; aunts, Annie Mae Batchelor and Peggy Ann Parker; and uncle, Johnny Keith Poland.
Robert is survived by his loving wife, Leslie Brown Poland; father, Victor Earl Poland and his wife, Maryann; daughter, Sarah Megan Alderman (James) of Wilson; granddaughter, Sydney "Booga" Blake Alderman; along with many beloved aunts, uncles and other extended relatives. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 3:00 PM, at Cornerstone Community Church, Rocky Mount. The family will begin receiving friends at 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, you may consider memorial donations in Robert's memory to Cornerstone Community Church, 9149 East NC-97, Rocky Mount, NC 27803.
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