Jack L. Polvado

Jack L. Polvado, of Buckeye passed away Feb. 8, 2020, in his home, surrounded by the love of his family and friends.

He was born on Oct. 9, 1945, in Killeen, Texas. He graduated from Walpole High School in Walpole, Mass. In 1982 he married Donna Marston, and together they had two children, Matthew and Jeffrey.

Jack and Donna divorced in 2000 and Jack was remarried to Goldie Lacey in 2005. Jack worked as a corrections officer for 22 years with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections; he left at the rank of sergeant. Jack was an avid body builder and power lifter, holding numerous titles and state records both in Massachusetts and Arizona. Jack was a veteran of the Vietnam War where he served with the U.S. Army as a personal specialist with the 173rd Airborne Division. A kind-hearted man who was hard working and dedicated. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Jack is survived by his mother Mary Lou; wife Goldie of Buckeye; sons Matthew (Ashleigh) and Jeffrey (Laura); and his stepchildren Cody (Tommy), Will and Jeremy; siblings Brian (Sue) and Myrnie; grandchildren Tristen, Abigail, Skyler, Justen, Bailey, Matthew, Dylan, Jack and Lola.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 at the Way family residence, 26700 W. McCarroll Road in Morristown, AZ 85342. Friends may offer online condolences at www.wickenburgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements under the direction of Wickenburg Funeral Home & Crematory.