Edgar Allen Poe Cecil, Jr. age 68 of Helenwood, Tennessee, departed this life on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at his home. Born in Helenwood, Tennessee on December 31, 1944, he was the son of the late Judith Ellis Cecil and Edgar Allen Poe Cecil, Sr.
Edgar was a member of the Helenwood Baptist Church, American Legion Post #136, and the VFW Post #5669. He retired from General Motors in Dayton, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Michael David Cecil.
Survived by his children: Paul Cecil of Helenwood, Tennessee, Jason Cecil and wife Angela of Carlisle, Ohio, Robert Cecil of Trenton, Ohio, and Jody Cecil and wife Wanda of McMinnville, Tennessee; grandchildren: Tyler Cecil, Brooklyn Cecil, Lyla Cecil, Owen Cecil, Josiah Cecil, Jonathan Cecil, Ashley Cecil, Caleb Orick, and Terrance Cecil; many other relatives and friends.
Friends may visit with the Cecil family on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 from 2 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 4 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Cecil officiating. Interment will follow in the Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery in West Robbins, with full military honors provided by American Legion Post 136 and V.F.W. Post 5669 on Oneida.
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Edgar Allen Poe Cecil, Jr.