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Virgil Ray Poore

May 23, 1930 January 4, 2019
Virgil Ray Poore
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Virgil Ray Poore, age 88, of Bassett, VA passed away peacefully on Friday, January 4, 2019.

He was born in McCook, NE and was the son of the late Bessie (Carter) and Jay Poore. Virgil received his doctorate degree in Education from the University of Nebraska and was a proud Cornhusker. He proudly served his country in the USAF during the Korean War. Virgil started his career in education in 1954 and retired in 1995 as the Superintendent of Schools for Henry County, VA. He was a Rotarian and enjoyed boating.

His beloved wife of 55 years, Ruth (Murray) Poore died in 2006. Virgil is survived by his sister, Phyllis Alberts; 2 children, Kevin (Gloria) and Kristi Doughty (Stephen); grandchildren, Elizabeth Eng, Douglas Poore and Christopher Doughty and 4 great-grandchildren.

A visitation will from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Fieldale United Methodist Church. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Fieldale United Methodist Church in Collinsville, VA with Rev. Jan Grissett officiating. Burial will follow the service at Roselawn Burial Park.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Poore family. Online condolences can be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Jan

10:00 AM 1/10/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Fieldale United Methodist Church

36 Patrick Ave
Fieldale, VA 24089

Fieldale United Methodist Church
36 Patrick Ave Fieldale 24089 VA
United States

Funeral

Thursday

10

Jan

11:00 AM 1/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Fieldale United Methodist Church

36 Patrick Ave
Fieldale, VA 24089

Fieldale United Methodist Church
36 Patrick Ave Fieldale 24089 VA
United States
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