Clyde William Poe, Jr., of New Braunfels, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the age of 87. He was born in Houston, Texas on October 30, 1930 to Dorthy Inez (Cordell) and Clyde W. Poe, Sr.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, 11 months and 2 days: Edith Dorothy Poe, son: James Poe and wife Twyla; grandchildren: James W. Poe and wife Julie, Michael Poe and wife Gaby, Chris Salge, Amy Mitchell and husband Mark, Jessica Salge and Kimberly Poe and fiancé, Guy Sumile; great grandchildren: Mya, Emma, Emily, Melanie, Matthew, Joe, Ellie, Sam and Jonathan.
Clyde adored his wife, Edie, and was a great father, grandfather and friend. He loved to fish, loved his coffee, and loved the Lord.
He served his country faithfully for 24 years in the US Air Force. He retired in the rank of Chief Master Sergeant and is a Vietnam veteran.
As a civilian he worked as Plant Director at Texas Lutheran College until he retired.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Family and friends will gather at Goetz Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 for a Chapel Service at 9:00 a.m. and the Graveside Services will follow at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park at 10:00 a.m.
I was blessed to know Clyde and Edith. He and Edith were great neighbors in Hickory Forest.
Shirley Anders HesterSeguin, TX
Mrs. Poe and family, we are sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed visiting with you and Mr. Poe while we were neighbors.
Allan, Gail and Michael YoungerSeguin, TX
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I know he's at peace now. God bless you.
Roxanne DammannAustin, TX
My heart is saddened by Clyde's passing. He was one of my many favorite customers back in the day. My deepest sympathy. God Bless
lana mckinnySeguin, TX