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Carl Gean Poff

July 14, 1940 — December 25, 2019

Carl Gean Poff, age 79 of Boones Mill, died on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Floyd County, VA, he was the son of the late Millard O. Poff, Sr. and Ruby Vest Poff. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Gwendolene Howard. Carl was known for his skills as a diesel mechanic formerly working for Tom’s Foods and Coca Cola Bottling. Carl served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. He was a man of faith and a member of New Hope United Methodist Church where he served as a Trustee. Surviving is his wife of 36 years, Odessa Poff; daughter Melissa Shonkwiler (Don); son Ron Poff (Maricel); special grandson Kai Shonkwiler. Also surviving are three brothers Hubert “Buddy” Poff (Shirley), Junior Poff (Frances), Roger Poff (Emma); two sisters Josephine Thomas and Frances Sowers (James). In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to New Hope United Methodist Church, PO Box 88, Callaway, VA 24067, or a charity of your choice. Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday at Conner-Bowman Funeral Home (Rt 220 Chapel) with Pastor Amy Pannell officiating. His family will be receiving friends from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service at Conner-Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory, Rt. 220, 62 Virginia Market Place Dr., Rocky Mount, VA 24151.
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Monday, December 30, 2019

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Conner-Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory

62 Virginia Market Pl Dr, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

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