POLING, Leroy Ransom (Bud), of Flint Township, age 76, died Thursday, March 22, 2012 at McLaren Flint. Funeral services will be held 3 PM Sunday, March 25, 2012 at the Plumb-Smith Funeral Home, Pastor Jonathan Moyer officiating. Final interment will occur later at Sunset Hills Cemetery. Mr. Poling will lie in state at the Plumb-Smith Funeral Home, G-1208 N. Ballenger Hwy., Flint Township, where family will receive friends from 10AM-3PM Sunday. Bud was born October 1, 1935 in Flint, the son of Ransom and Dorothy (Clemens) Poling. He graduated from Kearsley High School in 1953 and then attended Flint Jr. College. He served in the US Army. He was employed at AC Spark Pug for a short time before purchasing The Torch tavern. He later worked at the Genesee County Sheriff Department and with Baker College Security. Bud was also a member of the Fenton Moose Lodge. Surviving are: sister, Joline Watson; daughter, Lori Devereaux; son-in-law, Robert Jackson; grandchildren, David Devereaux, Sarah Devereaux, and Robbie Jackson. He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Traci Jackson.