Roland J. Polk Jr.
Polk, Roland J. Jr., 69, of Fairfield, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Visitation 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield. Funeral 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, St. Stephen CME Church, 2301 Union Ave., Fairfield. Burial 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon. Arrangements by Fairfield Funeral Home.
Brad Stanhope is the Daily Republic's news editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 17 years as a sports editor and three years as the associate editor before spending three years away from the newspaper (though continuing as a columnist). He returned in December 2010 as news editor. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.