Earl Wayne Poe, 64, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC surrounded by his family.

Graveside Service will be 5:00 PM,  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Pine Rest Cemetery, with Pastor Frankie Royal officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 3:00 PM, at Kennedy Funeral Home. The family will also receive friends at 324 Clay Road, Robbins, NC, on May 24, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. You are invited to dress casual for all services.

Wayne was born in Montgomery County.  He was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  Wayne enjoyed working and held many different jobs, poultry industry, truck driving and all types of construction work. He also enjoyed time spent outdoors, especially deer hunting and running dogs.  Wayne loved helping other people and always cared for others before himself. Wayne was a son of the late Earl Poe and was preceded in death by brother: Eddie Poe.

Wayne is survived by mother: Edith Swaringen Poe; daughters: Kathy Blake and Tim Womble,  Amy Fernandez and husband Claudio; son: Travis Poe and partner C J; fiancee: Barbara Hicks; grandchildren:  Matthew Ingram, Bennie Williamson, Skylynn Williamson, Kayla Womble, Margarita Moreno, Rosa Fernandez, Joshua Fernandez Claudio Fernandez, great grand daughter: Mattilyn Ingram; niece: Danica Davis and many friends.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Poe Family.

Online condolences may be made at www.pinesfunerals.com



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  1. We grew up together, I have many great memories of our adventures. My prayers are for his family and friends. Piece be Still

  2. Amy, all of us at Gould and Goodrich are praying for you and your family. So sorry for your lost. Prayers are with you.

  3. EARL Mcmillan-  /Janice Jackson . so very sorry for your loss, prayers for the family and friends. praying god will give you strength and confort-  through this difficult time of loss of your father.we love you .

  4. So sorry to hear this about Wayne. We went to school together. Good ole boy, classmate and friend. I hadn’t seen him in awhile but I always thought about him. Like all the others that have gone away and I just wanted to see them and see- how they had been

  5. Poe was a great man. We have a lot of good memories with him and his family.-  He will be missed dearly.-  Praying for his family and friends.

  6. I’m so sorry for your loss! Praying for you all during this difficult time, may God give you comfort and peace in the days ahead! Love you all

  7. Granny Poe, Kathy, Amy, Travis and Danica (and family),
    I am so sorry for your loss. I always thought a lot of Wayne. He always made me laugh! He had such a genuine, hard working soul. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything, I’m

  8. Ms Edith and family. Prayers and love to you all. Grew up with Wayne in church and school always a friend. Paula Garner Lineberry

  9. We loved Wayne!!!! What a wonderful loving person to everyone he ever met!!!! To Edith, Kathy, Amy, Travis and extended families we grieve with you!! Know that Gods grace and peace will surround each and every one of you during this difficult loss!! You a

  10. Wayne was a good friend and will be missed. Wayne was kind and gentle, with a heart of gold. Rest in peace my friend.

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