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Ralph Poe, 91, of Owenton, passed away Feb. 25, 2009, at Owenton Manor.
Born March 17, 1917, he was the son of the late Charlie and Mary Jane O’Banion Poe. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Alton, Alva, Thurston and Willie Poe; and two sisters, Octavia Acree and Sylvia Fortner.
Ralph was a veteran, having served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was also a faithful member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Norma Howard Poe. He is also survived by a daughter, Kathy Mings of New Castle; a sister, Carlene Shryock of Owenton; and three grandchildren, Matt, Kelsey, and Carson Mings all of New Castle.
Funeral services were held Feb. 28, 2009, with Bro. David Wotier officiating. Burial was in Owenton I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church or American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be sent via mcdonaldandnew.com.