William "Bill" Poe

Obituary of William "Bill" Poe

William "Bill" Poe, 82, of Siler City died Friday, January 10, 2020 at UNC Hospice, Pittsboro. Mr. Poe was born in Randolph County on June 29, 1937 the son of William Clarence and Maude (Langley) Poe. Bill was the owner/operator of Bill Poe's Custom Rods. He took great pride in his work and enjoyed the success stories that resulted from his work. He enjoyed all fishing, whether it was fresh or salt water. Bill had a gift of gab and once said "he enjoyed chatting with interesting people." His priority was his family and times spent with them, but his greatest joy was his great-grandchildren. Bill will also be remembered for his special ability to relate to and connect with children of all ages. He was an avid fan of all sports for area high school and college teams. Bill was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters. He is survived by his wife of 64 years: Mary Ruth (Andrews) Poe; son: Mike Poe and wife, Rhonda of Siler City; granddaughter, Melissa Poe Parks and husband, Preston of Pittsboro; great- grandchildren, Tommy and Ella Ruth Parks; a host of other close family and friends, too numerous to name. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 6-8 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. A memorial service will be Monday, January 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Bennett Baptist Church, 68 E. Bonlee Street, Bennett with Rev. Dr. Dennis Boone and Pastor Parker Coppock officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UNC Hospice Home, Pittsboro, Bennett Baptist Church or St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.

Visitation at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home
230 North Second Avenue
Siler City, North Carolina, United States

Memorial Service

3:00 pm
Monday, January 13, 2020
Bennett Baptist Church
68 E. Bonlee Street
Bennett, North Carolina, United States
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