Roy L. Poage
Roy L. Poage

October 1, 1930 - January 9, 2018
Born in Tennessee
Resided in Flint, Michigan
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POAGE, Roy Lee. - of Genesee, age 87, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1PM Monday, January 15, 2018 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Clio. Pastor Bob Leming officiating. Burial in Flint Memorial Park. Family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Sunday from 2PM until 6PM and Monday from 12PM until the time of service 1PM.

Roy was born October 1, 1930 in Tennessee to the late Robert and Cora (Brummett) Poage. He married Billie Faye Gibson, she preceded him in death June 6, 1978. Mr. Poage is a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. Roy retired from Fisher Body-Coldwater with 36 years seniority, and was also a Committee Man for 20 years. He was a very proud member of the UAW Local #326. Roy was also a member and past commander of the Fenton VFW Post #3243, and Auto City Eagles - Aerie #3485 of Mt. Morris. Roy loved golfing and shot his first, and only hole in one when he was 75 years old at Kearsley Lake, hole #8. He enjoyed trips down south to visit family and spending time with his friends at the Eagles and his golfing buddies. Roy was loved by all who knew him.

Surviving are: Son, Michael Poage; Grandchildren: Adam and Amber Poage; Great-grandchildren: Chase Poage, Clayton Edwards, Cora Edwards, Cheyanne Michael, and Sky Poage; Sister, Mary Ellen (Howard) Peel; Lifelong friend, Maria Cottoor; Many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews. Roy was also preceded in death by his 4 brothers: Paul Edward Poage, James Thomas Poage, Samuel Franklin Poage, and Larry Wayne Poage. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at

O’Guinn Family Funeral Home
Clio Chapel

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O'Guinn Family Funeral Home- Clio Chapel
503 N. Mill St
Clio, MI United States 48420
Sunday, January 14, 2018
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
O'Guinn Family Funeral Home- Clio Chapel
503 N. Mill St
Clio, MI United States 48420
Monday, January 15, 2018
1:00 PM
Flint Memorial Park
9506 N Dort Hwy
Mount Morris, MI 48458
Monday, January 15, 2018