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James Franklin Poer

June 23, 1950 ~ November 21, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

James Poer Obituary

James Franklin Poer, 73, of Kinston passed away at his home on November 21, 2023.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James Edward Poer and Joyce "Tommy" Irene Poer.

James proudly served in the US Army.  He worked in contract sales at Lowe’s Home Improvement. He enjoyed country music and dancing.

James is survived by his wife, Shirley Davis Poer; step-daughters, Wendy Dillon and husband Keith and Angel Dail; step-son, Robbie Dail; daughter-in-law, Candice Dail; grandchildren, Leanna Benson and husband Andy, Heather Dillon, Rebecca Mejia and husband Kevin, Natalie Dail, Chloe Dail and Katie Dillon; great-grandson, Enzo Mejia and brothers, Gregory Brent Poer and wife Audrey of Buda, Texas and Timothy Eric Poer of Abilene, Texas.

Celebration of life service with military honors will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, December 3, 2023 at Howard-Carter Funeral Home with Reverend Jimmy Sowers officiating.  Visitation to follow celebration of life.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Wounded Warriors, PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas  66675-8516 or Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 455250-0301.

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Celebration of Life
December 3, 2023

3:00 PM
Howard - Carter Funeral Home
1608 W Vernon Avenue
Kinston, NC 28504


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