Edward Lee Poling, Sr.


Edward Lee Poling, Sr., 66, of Valley Falls, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018, at his residence, with his loving family by his side.

He was born July 7, 1951, in Grafton, and was the son of the late Arthur and Gloria Gerkin Poling.

He is survived by his loving wife Constance Bradford Poling, of 39 wonderful years.  They were married June 15, 1978.

He was employed with CSX Railroad as an Engineer with 42 years of service. After retirement, his dream was to have a cabin along the river  at Valley Falls, where he enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing, bonfires and cook outs. He graduated from Grafton High School class of 1969.

In addition to his wife,  he is survived by one son; Edward Lee Poling, Jr., two brothers; Vernon Leo Poling and wife Rona,  all of Grafton, Arthur Poling Ohio, and his two special dogs, Scooter and Daisy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers; Barry Poling and Gerry Poling, one sister; Adonis Edens.

A very special thanks for your caring and love to the WV Hospice.

At Edward’s request, his body was donated to the WVU Human Gift Registry.

There will be a celebration of his life on Memorial Day weekend down along the river.

Bartlett Funeral Home 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton  is honored to serve the Poling family.

Online condolences can be sent to the Poling family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.

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