Frederic Urban Pohland

Basic Information
  • Date of birth

    13 April 1936

  • Date of death

    08 March 2021 (84 years)

  • A place of death

    Jacksonville, Fl

  • Burial place

    Arlington Park Cemetery. Jacksonville, Fl

  • Citizenship (s)
    US flagsUnited States of America
  • Cause of death

    Dementia (result of a Stroke)

  • Birthplace

    Latrobe, PA, USA

  • Education

    Pubic School, Latrobe, PA

    Fletcher High School

  • Military Rank

    Btry B 20 SI-BM 59th Arty-Edgemont, PA.

    Philadelphia Air-Defense Command


  • Place of work

    Humphries Gold Mining, Jax

    Duval Public School Maintenance

    North Florida Shipyard

  • Funeral Home

    Arlington Park Funeral Home


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Father - Frederick G. Pohland

Mother - Julie U. Pohland

Wife - Susan T Pohland

Daughter - Paula C. Pohland

Son - Lemar W. Crosby


Source: https://obits.arlingtonparkfuneralhome.com/obituary/frederick-pohland

Frederick U. Pohland, Jacksonville, Florida Was carried to his Heavenly Hunting Grounds, by two of God's most precious Angels, Monday, March 8, 2021.

Fred had suffered for years with Dementia as a result of a Stroke.


Fred was born April 13, 1936 in Latrobe, PA. Praise Jesus; Fred is now with his family, Dad, Frederick G. Pohland and Mum, Julie U. Pohland, Daughter, Paula and Son, Lemar.

He is survived by his Wife, Susan T. Pohland and Grandson, Nicholas of KY, 3-Sisters, 1-Sister-n-law, many Nephews and Nieces.

Fred and Susan were Sweethearts and United in Holly Matrimony at the Arlington Christian Church in the

Diocese of Jacksonville, FL by Rev. C. Howard, D.D. - 46-years ago.


Fred's first years of Pubic Schooling were in Latrobe, PA. After Fred's Dad died his Mother moved her family to Jacksonville Beach, Florida where Fred Graduated from Fletcher High School.

Fred became a Boy Scout, Troop #246; became an Eagle Scout and Assistant Scout Master under the influence of Scout Master Paul Dwyer. Fred is listed along with his Photo in The Golden National Eagle Scout Book of America.


Fred signed up with the US Army June 1958 and was stationed in Btry B 20 SI-BM 59th Arty-Edgemont, PA.

Philadelphia Air-Defense Command. After his tour of Duty, Jun 1961 was Honorably Discharged with a Good Conduct Metal. Fred was SECOND ARMY COMMANDER'S WINNING TEAM, with SLOW FIRE TOURNAMENT 1960. 


Fred had many different interesting jobs, one exciting one was with Humphries Gold Mining in Jacksonville working along side his high school Friend, David Lane and new found friend; Cleve Powell, they also worked Cumberland Island, GA for 12-years...... the fun those Boys had in the Old Mansion! Fred moved back to Jacksonville and was hired with Duval Public School Maintenance, as a Welder, later transferred to Putnam County School System as a Welding Instructor, later moved back to Jacksonville and worked with North Florida Shipyard as a Sheet-Metal Mechanic, his last job he loved and it was hard for Fred to retire from Earl Industries as a Ship-Fitter-Welder-Leadman. Earl Industries contracts for the US Navy, jobs well done for our USA.


Fred was in many different groups, NRA, Treaty-Long-Riffle Assoc., Black Powder-Muzzle-Loader and Competition Shoots, he also did his own loading for his Long Black Powder Gun. Fred was more a Primitive Weapon, and Bow Hunter, his kills were never wasted it was always eaten. Loved Bass Fishing, and good at it ... the fish were too....

A long member of Terry Parker Baptist Church and The Men's Sunday School Group. He is a Master Mason at Duval Lodge #159. Member of Moose Lodge #455, The American Legion Post #283, The Compassionate Friends, Old Arlington, Inc., University Park Civic Assoc. and "Duval School Maintenance Lunch Bunch", earlier on a Member of the Gator's Booster Club and Teddy-Bear and Sweet-Heart Dance Club and PTA. Yes, he could Bowl but more the Out Door Sportsman.  


Of all things in Fred's life that gave him pleasure were his Wife, Children, Grandson and family. He loved home and he loved his Foot-Ball Games. Fred was a Good Husband, Dad and Grandpa, just a simple loving Man that enjoy the Great Out-Doors... Fred will be greatly missed by those of us that knew and loved him.


Frederick will be laid to rest at Jacksonville National Cemetery.

PS: in fact, Frederic buried here: Arlington Park Cemetery. Jacksonville, Fl