Edgar (Allen) Poe Sr.

Feb. 08, 2013 @ 10:51 PM

Edgar (Allen) Poe, Sr., age 87 of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 8, 2013, at his home after a lingering battle with cancer. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Poe served in Germany during WW II as a Military Policeman. He retired from Wrenn Handling.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Poe, and his mother, Laura Poe, an infant son, an infant great granddaughter, and daughter-in-law, Becky (Foust) Poe.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 68 years, Margaret (Burnett) Poe; sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie and Linda Poe of Knoxville, and Ronnie and Patsy Poe of Greensboro, NC; daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Carl Moulton, and Pam and Wayne Golden all of Knoxville; ten grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; brother, Bernard Poe of Knoxville; and sister and brother-in-law, Ina and James Hill of Sevierville.

Graveside service 9:30 AM Monday in Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, John Sevier Highway, with Rev. Dennis Blazer officiating. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Family will receive friends 6-8 PM Sunday at Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN 37865, (865) 577-2807.