Troy Wilson's Story
TERRIE HAUATE, Ind. — Troy Wilson "T Roy" Poff, 95, of Terrie Haute, IN, and formerly of Bramwell, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Indiana.
Born on June 1, 1921 in the Godfrey area of McComas, he was a son of the late Robert Bob and Mary E. Dalton Poff. He had lived in Indiana for 5 years but had lived in Bramwell since 1968. He was a member of the Montcalm Primitive Baptist Church and had retired from US Steel. He was a member of the UMWA. He was a member and former Past Master of the Bailey Masonic Lodge AF&AM #137 of Montcalm, Bluefield #20 R.A.M and Commandry, and the Beni-Kedem Shrine in Charleston. He enjoyed driving the children's transport van to the Shriner's hospitals and one of his most memorable honors was when he received the driver of the year award.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathleen Taylor Poff; a grandson, Lawrence Brent Poff; and Evan Burnopp, who he thought of as a grandson. He was the last surviving sibling of his family.
Survivors include his: Second Wife: Jane Blevins Poff of Indiana. Sons: Brent Poff and wife Sherry of Apex, NC, Aaron "Shorty" Poff and special friend Lynn Burnopp of Bluewell. 1 granddaughter: Katie Poff.
Graveside services will be conducted at a later date at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, WV
Memorial donations can be made to the Bluefield Shrine Patrol, 1401 Bland Street, Bluefield, WV 24701.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com
Arrangements by Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell.
Published on February 16, 2017