ABERDEEN – Charles Ervin Poss, 74, died Friday, May 24, 2013, at his residence. He was born April 17, 1939, in Una in Clay County, to Walter Howard Poss and Raine Barnes Poss.
He had lived in Aberdeen for the past 56 years. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, gardening, listening to gospel music, reading the Bible and helping others. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He retired from Walker Manufacturing Company after 40 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the First Baptist Church in Aberdeen.
Services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Chris Thomas officiating. Burial is at Una Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Sara Mobley Poss of Aberdeen; three sons, Gregory Howard Poss (Lisa) of Aberdeen, David Allan Poss (Kelly) of Amory and Brian Edward Poss of Aberdeen; two sisters, Jane White (Erwin) of West Point and Betty Bowen (Bud) of West Point; one sister-in-law, Barbara Poss of Seymour, Tenn; one brother-in-law, Jerry Griggs of Okolona; five grandchildren, Dustin, Jon David, Megan, Ava and Jake; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Charles Gary, Lucion, Wallace, Jimmy and Ernie Poss; and sister, Sandra Griggs.
Pallbearers will be family.
Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to your favorite charity.