|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1982|
|Death: ||Mar. 2, 2012|
John K. Poyner, age 30, of ,Hanover, Indiana entered this life on January 22, 1982 in Princeton, Indiana. He was the loving son of William "Bill" and Susan Jo Selby Poyner. He was raised in Fort Branch, Indiana and was a 2000 graduate of Gibson Southern High School where he was a star baseball player and had served as the pitcher. During his childhood John had been a member of the Boy Scouts, played American Legion Baseball and coached the Fort Branch Babe Ruth League. He was a 2005 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville with a degree in business management. John was united in marriage to Erin Faye Gerth on June 19, 2010 at the Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana. He was employed with Sherwin Williams Company since 2005 and had worked in Evansville for the Green River Road store and was currently the manager at the Madison sotre. John loved his dogs, Milton & Maggie. He was an avid Seattle Mariners fan, enjoyed riding 4-wheelers, target shooting and working with kids. John passed away suddenly due to injuries sustained in the Tornado that struck near Chelsea, Indiana on Friday at 3:30 p.m. at his residence.
John will be missed by his loving wife: Erin Faye Gerth Poyner of Hanover, Indiana; his loving parents: William "Bill" and Susan Jo Selby Poyner of Fort Branch, Indiana; his loving sister: Jaymie Jackson and her husband, Mike of Avon, Indiana; his adoring nephew & his nieces: Maxwell Jackson, Delaney Jackson, and Addison Jackson; his loving father in law & mother in law: Walter and Wilma Gerth of North Vernon, Indiana; his aunts & uncles: Wayne and Rita Poyner of New Johnsonville, Tennessee, Alden Poyner of New Johnsonville, Tennessee, Michael & Karen Poyner of New Johnsonville, Tennessee, Mary & Larry Foga of North Vernon, Indiana; several cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William Knox and Roberta Ann Poyner; John and Martina Selby; his aunt, Nancy Poyner Johnson.
Funeral services were held by Rev. Beth Walden Fisher, Rev. Katrina Pekich-Bundy, Pastor Kevin Wilson at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
Graveside services were held at the Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City, Indiana.
Created by: Denny Jackson
Record added: Mar 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86143263
Added: Feb. 28, 2013
john, as you settle in up there playing baseball and playing on fields of gold I want you to know that i was blessed by the grace of GOD to have became not only a customer at S.W. but more important your friend I enjoyed all the baseball talk and awesome ...(Read more)|
Added: Dec. 24, 2012
Rest in peace, dear John|
Added: Mar. 8, 2012
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