March 1, 1949 - January 5, 2021
Lane E. Poore, 71, husband of Yvonne Price Poore, of Salem, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at the Cottingham Hospice House. A native of Oconee County, Mr. Poore was the son of the late Alvin Eugene and Maggie Lena Bowen Poore. He was a U.S. Army combat veteran of the Vietnam War where he served as an Infantry/Recon Squad leader in Company E 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, 198th Light Infantry Brigade. After returning from Vietnam, Lane went on to have a distinguished military career service with the South Carolina Army National Guard retiring with the rank of CW5 with 40 years of service. Mr. Poore was a member of Welcome Wesleyan Church and American Legion Post 124. He was the recipient of the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, U.S. Meritorious Service Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, and is in the South Carolina Army National Guard Warrant Officer Hall of Fame. Mr. Poore was a mentor to many young servicemen and women, friends, family members, and members of the community throughout his life. In addition to his wife, Mr. Poore is survived by son: Casey Poore and wife Jessica of Williamston, SC; daughter: Stacie Poore Powell and husband James of Aldie, VA; brother: Maurice Poore; sister: Elizabeth “Lib” Merck; and grandchildren: Marlowe Powell, Wes Powell, Aaden Poore, Asher Poore and Archer Poore. In addition to his parents, Mr. Poore was preceded in death by his beloved daughter: Angie Poore; brothers: Harold Poore and Alvin Poore; and sister: Betty Jean Miller. Graveside services (with full military rites) will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 9, 2021, at Gap Hill Baptist Church Cemetery: 127 Gap Hill Rd., Six Mile, SC 29682. Please practice social distancing. The family would like to thank Cheryl Brewer as well as Patriot Hospice and Cottingham Hospice House for their special care of Lane during his illness. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation via https://www.parkinson.org/ways-to-give; Cottingham Hospice House: Prisma Health Hospice of the Foothills, Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672; or Patriot Hospice, 135 West Main Street, Pickens, SC 29671. The family is at the home.
Lane E. Poore, 71, husband of Yvonne Price Poore, of Salem, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at the Cottingham Hospice House. A native of Oconee County, Mr. Poore was the son of the late Alvin Eugene and Maggie Lena Bowen Poore. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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