An Army veteran, he retired from GE in Louisville after 38 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Belva "Dozie" Polley; his parents, Chester, Sr. and Stella Howell Polley; a brother, Earl Polley; two step-sisters, Linda Porter and Lois Johnson and a step-brother, Ronnie Porter.
He is survived by his four children, Mary Cecilia (Michael) Durham of Prospect, Nancy Ann Polley of Elizabethtown, Timothy Allen Polley of Campbellsville and Marshall Dane Polley of Hodgenville; three grandchildren, Shaniqua Talika Huffman, Jasmine Lillian Renee Huffman and Anyia Chantelle Marie Huffman; five sisters, Virginia Vaughn of Indianapolis, Mary Philpott and Frances Polley, both of Elizabethtown, Wanda Polley of Radcliff and Goldie Hawkins of Louisville; a brother, James Polley of Texas; two step-sisters, Kathy Porter and Phyllis Ward and a step-brother, Paul Porter.
In keeping with Chester's wishes, he was cremated and a memorial service will be held at 11 AM, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at the Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Rev. Gerald Gardner officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Joachim Cemetery near White City.
Visitation will begin after 9 AM, Wednesday, at the funeral home.
In memory of Chester please adopt and angel from the Salvation Army's Angel Tree.