Francis “Bud” Harris Poling, 74, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday January 1, 2020, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Wendel, WV on January 23, 1945, son of the late Andrew Francis and Edna Virginia Martney Keffer. He is survived by his wife Loretta Sharp Poling, they were married April 23, 2001.
Francis enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He liked spending time with his family.
He is survived by one son, Andrew Poling and wife Brittanie of Grafton, three daughters, Cheryl Bartlett of Colorado, Frances K Lowe of Grafton, Glenna Kemp and husband Len,of Flordia, two step sons, Charlie Williams and girl friend, Megan, and Michael Sharp and wife Christina, eight grandchildren Dan, Andrew, Rebekkah, Bobbie, Kristy, Keith,Audreanna, and Breanna , two great grandchildren, Naomi and Jasmin, three step grandchildren, Damon, Zayne, and Lucas two sisters Perlina Dell Haynie and James of Youngstown OH, Patricia Opal Braddock of Grafton.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother William Lee Poling and sister Barbara Jean Jones.
Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, on Monday January 6, 2020 from 3-8PM and on Tuesday January 7, 2020 from 9:00AM until time of the funeral hour at 11:00AM. with Pastor Brandon Hostler officiating. Interment will follow in the Damon Cemetery, Newburg WV. On line condolences can be made to the bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.
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