Aaron Wayne Poe, 32, of North Carolina, formerly of Front Royal, died on Saturday, July 4, 2015.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 9, at 1:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home conducted by Pastor David Sterling. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens with military honors. A reception will follow the burial at the Front Royal First Assembly of God on N. Shenandoah Ave. in Front Royal.
Aaron was born February 26, 1983 in Front Royal, son of Ronald Wayne Poe (wife Debbie Garrison Poe) of Middletown and Sheila Lockhart ( husband Wade Lockhart) of Front Royal. He joined the U.S. Army in 2002 and served his country proudly with two tours of duty in Iraq, retiring as Sergeant in 2013 at Fort Bragg, NC. He was an avid sports fan, and was especially fond of the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Redskins.
Surviving along with his parents are his wife Dominique Poe (daughter of Jeff and Sue Wilbur of Front Royal) of North Carolina; one daughter Alexis Poe; maternal grandparents Robert and Shirley Nichols of Front Royal; grandparents Steve and Alice Lockhart and Gracie Garrison; one brother A.J. Lockhart; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandparents Lewin and Verna Poe and Samuel Garrison.
Pallbearers will be Michael Poe, Jason Poe, Preston Pumphrey, Daniel Alicie, David Owens, and Justin Dutton.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alexis Poe Trust Fund, c/o USAA Bank, 1590 Skibo Rd, Suite 101, Fayetteville, NC 28303 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box, 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.