Pet Milk Retiree
RAYLE, Ga. - Mr. Calton "Pete" Poss, 71, of Bartram Trace Rd., entered into rest on Saturday, June 29th at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta. Mr. Poss, a native of Wilkes County, was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and retired after over 30 years of service as a route driver for Pet Milk Company. Also, he was a truck driver for Mar-Leta Farms, Steed Dairy and most recently was employed as a caretaker for Miller Farms. He was a member of Anthony Chapel United Methodist Church. His parents, H.M. and Sally Poss; brothers, Grady Poss, Charles Poss and sister, Flora Smith preceded him in death. Survivors: spouse, Marie Poss; son, Tal Poss and wife Melynda; daughter, Dena Poss Gibson and husband Jody; grandchildren, Kathryn Chamblin Poss, Neeley Marie Gibson, Charles Adam Poss, Cash Alvin Gibson, Carlin Jodi Gibson and Russell Calton Gibson, all of Lincolnton; brothers, Franklin Poss, Austell, GA and Wayne Poss, Rayle, GA; sisters, Kathrine Shedd and Peggy Walker, Rayle, GA. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, July 2nd at 11 a.m. at Anthony Chapel United Methodist Cemetery with Rev. David Bohling officiating. The family will receive friends from 6pm-8pm Monday evening at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Anthony Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 38, Lincolnton, Ga 30817. Please visit www.beggsfuneralhome.net to sign the guestbook. Beggs Funeral Home, 200 May Avenue, Lincolnton, GA 30817. Phone: 706-359-4117.
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 1, 2013