Thomas Poe

July 22, 1950 - February 19, 2016

07/22/1950 - 02/19/2016

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday February 23, 2016
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Cemetery
Wednesday February 24, 2016
Union Cemetery
211 Maple Ave.
St. Clairsville, OH 43950
740-685-1260 | Directions
Visitation
Wednesday February 24, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Service
Wednesday February 24, 2016
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Thomas Franklin Poe, 65 of Neffs, Ohio died Friday, February 19, 2016.  He was born July 22, 1950 in Wheeling, West Virginia a son of the late Ernest F. and Betty Jane Talbott Poe.

Tom was President and CEO of the Belmont Savings Bank, a member of the Neffs United Methodist Church, Board of Directors of the Belmont Savings Bank and the American Legion Post 52. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies and a Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies both from  Ohio University. He was a lifetime member of the Bellaire High School Alumni Association, receiving the association’s Achievement award in 2001 and the Outstanding Alumnus Award in 2012. Tom was Past Master of Bridgeport Lodge 181 F & AM and received the Knight of the York Cross Honor. Tom was a graduate of Bellaire High School, Class of 1968 and a US Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.

Surviving are his wife, Bonnie T. Cornett Poe, whom he married on May 14, 1977, four children, Vanessa Poe of Los Angeles, California, Thomas Franklin (Dawn Clayton) Poe of Lincoln, California, Troy Poe of Los Angeles, California and Todd (Holly Brehm) Poe of Bellaire, Ohio and his twin brother, John (Jann) Poe of Shadyside, Ohio. Also two grandchildren, Ava Poe and Harper Poe and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Tuesday from 1 to 8 pm and Wednesday from 10 am until time of services at 11 am with Pastor Larry Helms officiating. Interment in the Union Cemetery in St. Clairsville, Ohio with Military Honors conducted by the Belmont County Veterans Association.

Masonic services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 7 pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the donor’s choice.

 

Share your thoughts and memories with Tom’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.

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Anna Steffen
6 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. May he rest in peace.

Don Yeager Sr.
6 years ago

Tom & I went to school from elementary thru high school graduation. He was always such a great guy. He will truly be missed. My deepest sympathy in your loss. Keeping you in thought and prayer.

Nakisha Cabb
6 years ago

I’m very sorry for your loss… You are all in my prayers.

Steve and MaryJo (Zacchini) Kurko
6 years ago

You can be so very proud of the beautiful children you and Tom raised…….I knew each and every one from their grade-school years, Bonnie and we send our deepest condolences and prayers to your family. Tom was blessed to have had all of you and we were blessed in knowing him.

Jo Ellen Teasdale
6 years ago

May Tom rest in peace and may his family and friends find some solace in their memories of him. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.

Lis & Butch Miller, former Quality Motor Cars
6 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Tom was such a good man to do business with!

Carolyn Brown
6 years ago

So very sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Dean, Lisa, Vince and Heidi Frizzi
6 years ago

Bonnie and Family, I am truly sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man, father, and husband. Tom was such a great person. We are sending our thoughts and prayers to you all.

Don and Kathie (Lovejoy)Barnes
6 years ago

Bonnie and family, and John and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. I was so proud to have taught all of your children, and proud to have known all of the Poe family. We are sorry that we are out of town during this time. Godspeed.

Dan and Penny Frizzi
6 years ago

Bonnie; Children Tom, Vanessa, Todd, Troy; and extended banking family. Our sincere condolences for your loss suffered with Tom’s passing. Penny and I offer our Prayers to all his family and friends at this difficult time.