In memory of
Vincent Irvin "Vince" Poe
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In memory of
Vincent Irvin "Vince" Poe
GALESBURG - Vincent Irvin "Vince" Poe, 93, Galesburg, died at 8:10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville. Vince was born Dec. 11, 1925, in Des Moines County, Iowa, the son of Elmer and Bessie Pearl (Teter) Poe. He married Shirley June Little on June 6, 1948, in Galesburg, she survives. Vince is also survived by one son, Jerry (Lori) Poe of Windsor, Colorado; one daughter, Christie (John) Hester of Orland Park; and four grandchildren, Aaron (Anastasiya) Poe of Boston, Massachusetts, Nathan (Jennifer) Poe of Vancouver, Washington, Cameron Hester and Annie Hester, both of Orland Park. Vince was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters. Vince served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He worked as a letter carrier at the United States Postal Service, retiring in 1987. He was a member of East Main Street United Church of Christ, as well as the Mohammed Shriner's. Vince enjoyed golfing, traveling, cars, big band music, dancing, and the Chicago Bears. One of his favorite memories was meeting Mike Ditka, former Chicago Bears coach at training camp in Platteville, Wisconsin. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.
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In memory of
Vincent Irvin "Vince" Poe
GALESBURG - Vincent Irvin "Vince" Poe, 93, Galesburg, died at 8:10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville. Vince was born Dec. 11, 1925, in Des Moines County, Iowa, the son of Elmer and Bessie Pearl (Teter) Poe. He married Shirley June Little on June 6, 1948, in Galesburg, she survives. Vince is also survived by one son, Jerry (Lori) Poe of Windsor, Colorado; one daughter, Christie (John) Hester of Orland Park; and four grandchildren, Aaron (Anastasiya) Poe of Boston, Massachusetts, Nathan (Jennifer) Poe of Vancouver, Washington, Cameron Hester and Annie Hester, both of Orland Park. Vince was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters. Vince served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He worked as a letter carrier at the United States Postal Service, retiring in 1987. He was a member of East Main Street United Church of Christ, as well as the Mohammed Shriner's. Vince enjoyed golfing, traveling, cars, big band music, dancing, and the Chicago Bears. One of his favorite memories was meeting Mike Ditka, former Chicago Bears coach at training camp in Platteville, Wisconsin. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.
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Galesburg, IL 61401
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Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Standard is approximately 25"H x15"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011S

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Deluxe is approximately 26"H x 16"W.

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Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Premium is approximately 26"H x 17"W.

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