Robert Allen Poe

December 8, 1932 - October 4, 2022
Robert Allen Poe

Robert “Bob” Allen Poe, 89, ,was sent to be with the Lord on October 4, 2022 following a brief illness. Robert was born on December 8, 1932 , in East Liverpool, Ohio, the son of Edgar and Margaret (Whittington) Poe.

During his life, Bob enjoyed all things hands-on. For much of his life he worked on tractors and tinkered in his garage. He had a loving wife ,Virginia, of 62 years, whom he married on June  2, 1956, and three beautiful daughters. He and his beloved wife Virginia worked side by side in their yard on nice days, and in his later years, he supervised his family at just the same task. Bob loved his fish and kept an aquarium and pond in their yard, which he meticulously cared for. He also greatly enjoyed assisting with set design for musicals at Beaver Local High School for 8 wonderful years (2012-2019). Bob was also a member of the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church, and attended services weekly.

Preceding him in death are his beloved wife of 62 years, Virginia Poe, who passed away three days prior to Bob, on October 1, 2022; and his brother, Bill (Margaret) Poe, of East Liverpool.

Surviving and cherishing his memory are: his sister, Judy Poe, of East Liverpool; brother, David Poe, of Florida; and sister, Jean Peters, of East Liverpool. He is also survived by his three daughters Diana (Bob) Swickard of East Liverpool; Laura (Doug) Blaner of East Liverpool; Amy (Mark Coleman) Poe of East Liverpool. Bob also had five grandchildren  including Aaron Swickard of Pittsburgh, Heather (Daniel Goff) Swickard of Boardman, Amanda (Zach) Weyand of East Liverpool, Douglas (Taylor) Blaner of East Liverpool, and Cody (Brandy Scott) Coleman of PA., and one great-grandson, Easton Blaner, of East Liverpool.

Visitation will be held for Bob and Virginia on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 2PM-4PM and 6PM-8PM at Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- Martin Chapel in Calcutta.  The funeral service for both Bob and Virginia will take place at 11AM on Friday, October 7, 2022 with Pastor Vel Vais from Glenmoor Presbyterian Church officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service start on Friday.  They will be laid to rest together at Columbiana County Memorial Park.

 




Funeral Service

Friday, October 7, 2022
11:00 AM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists – Martin Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Ave
East Liverpool, OH 43920
3303820600

Visiting Hours

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- Martin Chapel - Directions
15872 St Clair Avenue Calcutta OH
  • Thursday, October 6, 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 6, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  • October 16, 2022
    Linda Bailey.....sorry for THE POE sisters loss...You all are in my prayers lit a candle:
    Lit since October 16, 2022 at 10:35:56 AM

  • October 15, 2022
    Daniel (Ward) Willis says:
    Dear Poe sisters: So sorry for the loss of both of your parents. They were kind to so many of us when we were in school together.

  • October 08, 2022
    Pat White lit a candle:
    Lit since October 8, 2022 at 10:37:20 AM

  • October 06, 2022
    Kayla Coleman lit a candle:
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  • October 06, 2022
    Mary Lou (Phillips) Petrausch says:
    I was Blessed to know “Boots” throughout our years at WHS. She was a joyful, happy lady & I know she shared those with Bob & her family for all her life. Rest In Peace my friend.💓🙏