Audrie Poe Jr., 79, of Terre Haute, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at Union Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born on Nov. 13, 1938, in Brooksville, Ky., to Audrie W. and Audrey A. (Hamilton) Poe. He married Betty Jo Vest on Aug. 28, 1966.
Audrie is survived by his wife of 51 years, Betty Jo Poe of Terre Haute; son, Jason Poe and wife Cheyenne of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Albany and Aiden Poe; brother, Benjamin Poe and wife Connie of Henderson, Nev.; sister, Leigh Myers of Jacksonville, Fla.; nephews, Troy Poe and Nikko Myers; niece, Maitlin Myers; and great-nephews, Myles and Dylan Poe.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Stacey Rae Poe Arrowood; and a brother-in-law, Gary Myers.
Audrie was a graduate of Gerstmeyer High School. He proudly served in the United States Army. For 33 years, Audrie worked in the purchasing department at Terre Haute Med Lab. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Audrie was an avid golfer and played whenever and wherever he could. He will be truly missed.
Audrie will be laid to rest with military honors by American Legion Post 104 in Roselawn Memorial Park. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, at Grace Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at:
Published on February 21, 2018