Howard W. “Bob” Poling, age 71, of N. Wood St., Greenville, passed away Tuesday evening, September 1, 2020 in Sharon Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Grove City, PA on May 3, 1949 to Howard and Leila Ruth (Riggs) Poling. Bob attended Mercer High School. His hobbies included working on cars and hanging out with his friends, drawing and he was an avid dog lover.

Survivors include two daughters; Angela C. Goodman of Orange Park, FL and Julie A. Simpson and her husband Matt of Franklin, two sons; Brad A. Poling and his wife Heather of Hermitage and Rob W. Poling and his wife Kayla of Greenville, two sisters; Sue Franklin and her husband George and Sandy Bakondy and her husband David, all of Mercer, three brothers; Dave Poling and his wife Pearl of New Wilmington, Edward Poling and his wife Cathy of Greenville and John Poling and his wife Patty of Mercer, four grandchildren; Bryce Goodman, Charlie Simpson, Jack Simpson and Kyle Poling. He was preceded in death by her parents, a sister; Judy Davidow and a brother; Ricky Poling.

Per Bob's wishes, cremation was chosen and the services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. sylvia loveridge sylvia loveridge
    September 4, 2020    

    My sympathy to all of you.

  2. Renee Gilmore Renee Gilmore
    September 4, 2020    

    Sympathies and prayers for the family.

  3. Your sister SUE Your sister SUE
    September 4, 2020    

    Love you and will be missed greatly but just knowing you are with the Heavenly Father is a great comfort

  4. Geri Franklin Geri Franklin
    September 4, 2020    

    Love you and will be missed greatly but just knowing you are with the Heavenly Father is a great comfort . Your sister Sue ❤️

  5. Michael Strohl Michael Strohl
    September 4, 2020    

    Rest In Peace Uncle Bob

  6. Carolyn Witherow Carolyn Witherow
    September 4, 2020    

    Sympathy and Prayers to all he left behind. May God’s Peace sustain you.

  7. Bob & Marsha Watt Bob & Marsha Watt
    September 4, 2020    

    Sorry for your loss, prayers for your family

  8. Sandy & Dave Sandy & Dave
    September 7, 2020    

    A mighty major link in the family has been called home ! Our hearts have been crushed and our lives will be changed, but one day we shall all meet again (prayerfully ) on that beautiful shore ! Where I know Bob will be waiting, drawing pictures in the sand ! Yep ,just like the song ! I love you Dear Brother and my heart goes out to your children and families . Praying God blesses them all with his loving care and comfort ~ Till we meet again , ” little sis “

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