A Celebration of Life gathering for William Cecil “W.C.” Poe will be held Saturday, September 7, 2013, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Glen Willis House, Wilkinson Boulevard.
W.C., 76 years, passed away July 25, 2013, at the Hospice Care Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY, following a two-year battle with cancer.
A native of Frankfort, he was born March 18, 1937, to the late George and Lora Poe. He was a graduate of Bald Knob High School where he was a member of the basketball team and inducted into the Bald Knob Hall of Fame. W.C. was a former fireman with the City of Frankfort Fire Department and was the owner of Page’s Shoe Shop from 1968 to 1978. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson with friends.
Survivors include sons, Brian Poe and Wesley Poe (Wendy); daughter, Kelly Poe; three granddaughters, Emani and Loni Jones, Megan Poe; grandson, Justin Poe; and half-sister, Shirley Smith. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Poe.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at www.harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com.