Mr. Bill Poe

Bill Poe, 85, died Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Savannah Court, Newnan GA. The funeral service will be held at Sharpsburg Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014 with interment in Sharpsburg Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Watson E. Mills and Dr. Wallace McAbee will officiate.

Visitation will be at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan, on Friday, August 22, 2014, from 6-8pm.

Bill is survived by his wife, Ann; twin brother Pat (and wife, Betty) of Alpharetta; five children, Dixie Brooks (and husband, Ken), of Carrollton, GA, John Poe of San Francisco, Brent Ansley (and his wife, Mary) of Evans, GA, Steve Ansley (and his wife, Hope) of Newnan. GA, and Lynne Blanton, of Newnan, GA. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Bridget Woodside (and her husband, Martin), James Gadd (and his wife, Jessica), Bryan Thomas Ansley, Margaret McMurtagh (and her husband, Chris), Melanie Ansley, Derek Ansley, Zach Ansley and Trent Perera.

Pallbearers will be Mike Thomas, Derek Ansley, Brandon Harmon, Ken Brooks, Avery Poe and Ed Davidson. Honorary pallbearers include Norman Paschall, Carl Braswell and Chris Key.

Condolences can be expressed online at .

Bill was born in Macon GA, where he later graduated from Mercer University. He was a life-long employee of the Paschall Company in Peachtree City from which he retired in 2004.

Bill was a long-time member of the SCV, serving as commander and chaplain. He was a deacon of the Sharpsburg Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school for many years. Bill was also active in the choir at Sharpsburg Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to the Cemetery Fund of the Sharpsburg Baptist Church, P. O. Box 127, Sharpsburg GA 30277.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580

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