Lewis Poage

Lewis Poage

Lewis “Lou” Samuel Poage, 77, of Roanoke went to be with his Lord on Friday, July 31, 2020. He was a faithful member of Lamplight Baptist Church, where he enjoyed being with his church family. Lou worked with Roanoke County for 40 plus years, where he started as a school bus driver, served as an animal control officer for 20 years and finished his career with the Parks and Recreation Department. He loved working on his farm, which was handed down to him by his parents. There he enjoyed raising cattle, maintaining his farm equipment and taking care of his land. Most of all Lou loved spending time with his family and his beloved cat. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine “Marie” Poage; parents, Walter and Alice Poage; siblings, Lucille Weaver, Howard Poage, Jean Breedlove, Ira Poage, Ray Poage; daughter, Julie Anders. Lou is survived by his son, Ron Kingrey and wife, Denise, of Vinton; two grandchildren, Lindsey B. Kingrey, Travis L. Kingrey; special cousin, Reba Burris; cousins, Rebecca Arthur, Virginia Ann Muse; sister-in-law, Dester Poage, several nieces and nephews. A service celebrating his life will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Lamplight Baptist Church with Pastor Jeff Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Oakey’s South Chapel.
June 17, 1943 - July 31, 202006/17/194307/31/2020
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Lewis “Lou” Samuel Poage, 77, of Roanoke went to be with his Lord on Friday, July 31, 2020. He was a faithful member of Lamplight Baptist Church, where he enjoyed being with his church family. Lou worked with Roanoke County for 40 plus years, where he started as a school bus driver, served as an animal control officer for 20 years and finished his career with the Parks and Recreation Department. He loved working on his farm, which was handed down to him by his parents. There he enjoyed rais...

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Aug
04
First Visitation
Tuesday, August 04 2020
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Oakey's South Chapel
4257 Brambleton Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA 24018
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Aug
05
Service
Wednesday, August 05 2020
01:00 PM
Lamplight Baptist Church
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Roanoke, VA 240118
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