curleypolstonBEAVER DAM, Ky. (3/7/2018) — Curley Westmoreland Poston, 73, went to be with the Lord Monday, March 5, at Baptist Health in Madisonville, Kentucky with his wife by his side.

He was born Feb. 20, 1945 in Abingdon, Virginia to the late Ray A. Poston and Maude O. Rickman Poston. Mr. Poston served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired from Peabody Coal Company working for Ken Underground and various other underground mines. He was a member of Echols Daystar Church of God and a former member of First Assembly of God in Beaver Dam, where he served as a board member, Sunday School Teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, secretary, treasurer and all around gopher.

Aside from is parents he was preceded in death by one son, Wesley Poston; one great-granddaughter, Anna Michelle; two brothers, Ray C. Poston and Utah Poston; two sisters, Dorothy (Bill) Broyles and Edith (Lee Roy) Hall; brothers-in-law, “Dub” Green and C.W. Burkett father-in-law and mother-in-law, William and Anna Myrl Schroader.

Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Linda Poston of Beaver Dam; two sons, Wayne (Liza) Poston of Beaver Dam, Greg Poston (Mary Frierson) of Beaver Dam; six grandchildren, Eric (Ciara) Poston, Brittany (Adam) Cooper, Brylee Hunter Poston, Hannah Frierson, Sarah Frierson, Joshua Frierson; five great-grandchildren, Abigail Poston, Adalynn Jeffers, Aubrey Woods, Leland Poston, and Leyton Poston; one brother, Douglas M. (Donna) Poston of Hobart, Indiana; two sisters, Laurel Christine Green of Beaver Dam and Bernice Burkett of Cayce, South Carolina; sister-in-law, Nell Poston of Walhalla, South Carolina; and several nieces, nephews, in-laws and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 9, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Rev. Betty Shaver officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery with full military honors to be provided by Ohio County Honor Guard. Friends may visit with Mr. Poston’s family from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contribution in Mr. Poston’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or by visiting www.stjude.org/tribute. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Mr. Poston by visiting her memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.

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