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In Memory of

Paul M. Poff

January 19, 1929 - May 6, 2017

Obituary


POFF, Paul M., 88, formerly of Richmond, Va., died May 6, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Mich.. Paul was born in Copper Hill, Va., the son of Guy M. Poff and Pearl King Poff. He was a graduate of Check High School in Check, Va. Paul was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Japan and Korea during the Korean War. He retired in 1993 from the State Corporation Commission, where he served as an insurance examiner for many years. He married Avoline Smith on September 17, 1966. She preceded him in death on...

POFF, Paul M., 88, formerly of Richmond, Va., died May 6, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Mich.. Paul was born in Copper Hill, Va., the son of Guy M. Poff and Pearl King Poff. He was a graduate of Check High School in Check, Va. Paul was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Japan and Korea during the Korean War. He retired in 1993 from the State Corporation Commission, where he served as an insurance examiner for many years. He married Avoline Smith on September 17, 1966. She preceded him in death on June 25, 2015. After his wife's death he resided in Ann Arbor, Mich. to be near his niece Heather Allen, who survives him. He is also survived by his sister, Virginia Blatt of Harrisonburg, Va. and 2 nephews, Elliot Jackson of Eagan, Minn. and Richard Corbin of Topsham, Maine. Two sisters, Elizabeth Jackson and Hazel Corbin also predeceased him. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday May 17, 2017, at Westhampton Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Ave., Richmond, Va. 23238. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Paul's name to the Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 2519 Hermitage Rd., Richmond, VA 23220.