Edgar Allen Poe Cecil, Jr., 68, of Helenwood, passed away August 31, 2013, at his home.

Born in Helenwood, December 31, 1944, he was preceded in death by his parents, Judith Ellis Cecil and Edgar Allen Poe Cecil, Sr.; and son, Michael David Cecil.

He was a member of Helenwood Baptist Church, American Legion Post #136, and the VFW Post #5669. He retired from General Motors in Dayton, Ohio.

He is survived by his children: Paul Cecil of Helenwood, Jason Cecil and wife, Angela, of Carlisle, Ohio, Robert Cecil of Trenton, Ohio, and Jody Cecil and wife, Wanda, of McMinnville; grandchildren: Tyler Cecil, Brooklyn Cecil, Lyla Cecil, Owen Cecil, Josiah Cecil, Jonathan Cecil, Ashley Cecil, Caleb Orick, and Terrance Cecil; many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted September 3, in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Cecil officiating. Interment followed at Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery.

West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.