66, of Terra Alta died unexpectedly on Tuesday May 2, 2023 at his home.
The son of the late Fred Alfred and Wilma Jean Sypolt Poling, he was born February 24, 1957 in Terra Alta.
He was a member of the Terra Alta VFD. He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering with CB Radios.
David had a big heart and was willing to help anyone he could. He was a big Mountaineer fan.
He is survived by two brothers, Fred Poling and Gary (Sue) Poling all of Terra Alta; two sisters, Linda Gidley of Kingwood and Kathy Hauger of Terra Alta; two stepchildren, Gary L. Lawrence and Lisa McGuire; nieces and nephews: Daniel Poling, Robert and Dustin Gidley, Dia Worrell, Jason, Tonya and Anna; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Robert Gidley and Ralph Hauger; and a nephew, Gary A. Poling, Jr.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home.
Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta on Friday from 4-8:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday May 13, 2023, until the 11:00 a.m. time of service with Pastor Stanley Waybright officiating. Burial will follow in the Terra Alta Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com