Passed away on August 28, 2016 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 80 years. Reuben was born in Williamsport, NL on August 5, 1936 to Mabel and John Pollard and raised by Minnie and Elias Pittman. Reuben married Mae Hancock on November 23, 1955 and together they raised two sins, eight daughters, and a grandson. He leaves to mourn his Wife Mae; Sons Kirk (Beth), Bruce (Ruby); Grandson Terry (Theresa); Daughters Denise (Dorman), Rona (Steve), Lorraine (Ivan), Penney (Freeman), Ada (Naaman), Debbie (Daniel), Viva (Edward), Elaine (Percy); Brothers Paul Ballet, Peter Ballet; Sisters Delphine Cassel, Patsy (Hervine) Strong, Mercedes House; 14 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Reuben is predeceased by his parents, granddaughter Deidre Adams, his brother Stanley Pollard, and stepsister Mary Dempsey. Visitation was held at the Calvary Pentecostal Temple in Roddickton, NL from where the funeral service was held on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 with Pastor Benjamin Brown officiating. Interment followed in the New Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral services entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.