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Robert ‘Bob’ L. Poling

December 6, 2012
The Marietta Times

Robert L. Poling, 75, of Vincent, passed away Wednesday (Dec. 5, 2012) at Muskingum Valley Nursing Center.

He was born in Vienna, W.Va., on March 13, 1937, to Willie and Belva (Price) Poling. Bob was a 1955 graduate of PHS and a 1959 graduate of Marietta College. He taught school from 1959 to 1990 in Washington County and in Vienna. Bob was a NRA member and loved hunting and trapping.

On Aug. 19, 1961, he married Carole Russell, who survives with daughters, Cheryl Lowers (Ernie) and Sandra Thornberry (David), both of Vincent. Bob is also survived by grandchildren, Matthew and Mark Lowers, Sarah (fiance Kendall Santee) and Luke Thornberry. A sister, Delores Reynolds (Lawrence), of Dallison, W.Va., a brother-in-law, John Russell (Rhea) of Reno, and several nieces, nephews and cousins, also survive.

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Bob was cremated and no services will be observed. Memorial contributions may be made to a food pantry, fire department or the Salvation Army. Messages of sympathy may be sent at



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