Death of Harry Lee Poling

Harry Lee Poling, 90, of Vienna, died on May 25, 2012, at Camden Clark Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Campus.

He was born in Phillipi, W.Va., on June 26, 1921, to the late Roy and Allie McMinn Poling.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Philippines with the 11th Ordinance. He graduated from Marietta College with a degree in business administration. He was the Vice President of Badger Lumber Company for 33 years and a member of Mt. Olivet Lodge 3, the Scottish Rite and the Nemesis Shrine Temple. He enjoyed going to Florida with his wife for the winter months, fishing and hunting trips and traveling.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Dorotha M. Poling; one daughter, Sandy Adams (David) of Mineral Wells; one son, Harry Poling II (Debbie) of Pettyville; two grandchildren, Heidi McMinn (fiancee of Dr. Chester Smith III) and Cassie Mondragon (Manny); and three great-grandchildren, Carter McMinn, Carson McMinn and Gabriel Mondragon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters.

The funeral service will be Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m. at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Damon Rhodes officiating. Entombment will follow the service at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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