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Ralph Poe, Taylor Co., KY (1924-2011)

He was a native of Union Co., IN and a member of a highly regarded Taylor Co., KY family. He was owner and operator of the Von Schrader Cleaning Service for many years. He was a United States Army Air Force veteran of World War II and will be accorded full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard

Ralph Poe, 87, of Campbellsville, Ky, died at 8:40 P.M., Wednesday, April 13, 2011 in Campbellsville.

Funeral services will be at 11amET/10amCT, Monday, April 18, 2011, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Larry Spears. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg RD, Campbellsville, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation is after 5pmET/4pmCT, Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Zach Gollotte, Allen Holmes, Ricard Jeter, Ed Loy, Ryan Mings, and David Taylor.

Ralph Poe, Taylor Co., KY (1924-2011)

Ralph Poe was the son of the late Joseph Vernon Poe and Beulah Word Poe. He was born in Liberty, Union Co., IN, Thursday, March 27, 1924. He died at Wednesday, April 13, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 87 years, and 17 days.

He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army Air Force.

He was owner and operator of Von Schrader Cleaning Service for many years.

He united in marriage to Nita Spaulding Poe December 19, 1946. She preceded him in death April 17, 1991.

He united in marriage to Lucille Wooley Brockman June 11, 1994.

Besides his wife, Lucille Poe, he is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters: Joyce Cox and husband Lanny, Jan Sapp and husband, T. K. and Linda Mings and husband, Dean, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Lee Anne Simmons of Cincinnati, OH; Karol Joyce Simmons and Aaron Cox of Campbellsville, KY; Kristi Taylor and husband, David of Columbia, KY; Kari Gollotte and husband, Zach of Nashville, TN; and Deanna Mings and Ryan Mings and wife, Amanda of Louisville, KY

  • Six great-grandchildren: Evan Simmons, Emily Taylor, Nicholas Taylor, Tyler Gollotte, Grayson Gollotte and Jaxon Daniel Mings

  • One brother, Clark Doughty of Lone Jack, MO

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister: Harold Poe, Paul Poe and Rose Dooley.The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Lebanon, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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