Ronald Howard Poling, 80, of the Lucretia Community, passed away at Grafton City Hospital, Saturday, January 14, 2017, with his loving family by his side.
He was born in Grafton, May 2, 1936, a son of the late Howard Frederick and Mabel Norris Poling.
Ron is survived by his wife Martha Ann Morgan Poling, they were married May 19, 1961.
Ron was in the United States Army. He worked for B&O, C&O, Chessie and retired from CSX as a brakeman and conductor. Ron graduated from Grafton High School. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and going to his hunting camp. Ron loved to be with his family and friends, and never met a stranger. He was a member of the Grafton Masonic Lodge #15 AF & AM, and attended the Parkview Church of the Nazarene.
Ron is survived by two children, Eddie Morgan and wife, Nancy, Syble Corio and husband, John, all of Grafton; four grandchildren, Natalie Pagliughi and husband, Dustin, Breanna Collins and husband, Andy, Corrine Corio and Frederique Maloley; one brother, Fred Poling and wife, Connie, of Fairmont, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave, Grafton, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, from 3:00-8:00 p.m., and on Thursday, January 19, 2017, from 9:00 a.m., until time of funeral service, at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Mike Dellagatti officiating.
Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery, Military honors will be accorded by the VFW Memorial City Post #3081, American Legion Taylor County Post #12, Central WVA DAV Chapter 24, and their Auxiliaries, and the WV Army National Honor Guard of Camp Dawson.
Online condolences can be sent to www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.
Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Poling family.