Carl Wayne Polston, Sr., 76 of Newport departed from this earth Monday, December 10, 2012 at Harris Hospital in Newport.

He was born January 27, 1936 in Lawrence County to Willie and Goldie Ann Mobbs Polston. He was of the Baptist faith, a farmer and loved to fish. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father; George Randolph, and one brother; James Polston. He is survived by four sons and daughter-in-laws; Carl and Barbara Polston of Hot Springs, Steve and Tina Polston of Hot Springs, Jimmy Polston of Wichita Falls, Texas and Adam and Kate Davis of Arizona, four daughters; Shelia Polston of Dallas, Texas, Shari Polston Williams of Hot Springs, Tara Polston Lopez of Hot Springs and Sarah and Dustin Hall of Arizona, and the love of his life; Betsy Polston Pendley, twenty two grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Strangers Home Cemetery. Pallbearers are grandsons; C.W. Polston, Brian Polston, Joshua Polston, Harley Jones and Dillon Jones, and nephew; Wayne Polston. Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home.