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Urias D. "Tinky" Poyner, 90, of Chesapeake, Va. died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at Allzwell Assisted Living, Great Bridge. Born in Barco, he was the son of the late William Nelson and Ida Mae Williams Poyner. Mr. Poyner was a disabled veteran of the United States Coast Guard and a member of the American Legion Post 288.
He is survived by a daughter, Robyn Williams and husband, Larry, of Chincoteague Island, Va.; a son, Danny Wayne Poyner and wife, Cheryl, of Garner; five grandchildren, Rebecca Squires and husband, Robert, Tracey Arvidson and husband, Ric, Danny Poyner Jr. and wife, Jill, Matthew Williams and Erin Poyner; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Dixon Poyner; a sister, Grace Hayslett; and three brothers, Earl Poyner, Louis Poyner and Eugene Poyner.
A memorial service will take place today at 2 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service in the lobby of the funeral home. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Poyner family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.
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Published in The Daily Advance on Aug. 14, 2013