Caleb Poehlein

Caleb Poehlein, 14, passed away in Winslow on Tuesday.


Caleb was born in Bloomington on Feb. 7, 2003, to Lindsey Lundy and Brian Poehlein. He was eighth grader at Pike Central Middle School. He loved to hunt, fish and spend time outdoors. Caleb had a big heart and loved his family and friends. Caleb was brave, selfless and fierce and had future plans on joining the Marines.
He is survived by his mother, Lindsey Lundy of Cato; sister Briley Poehlein of Cato; brothers Gavin Smith of Cato and Brantley Poehlein of Otwell; grandparents Stephen and Kathy Morris of Washington, Barry Lundy of Monroe City, Tammy Willis of Petersburg and Lesley and John Haddad of Cato; uncles Richard and Shawn Colvin of Washington, Justin and Tiffany Lundy of Petersburg, Rodger and Michelle Sears of Shelburn; aunts Amanda Johnson (Zach Harner) of Washington, Tanna and Brianna Schaller of Petersburg and Danyelle and Barry Widner of Washington. He is also survived by many great-aunts, uncles and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his father, Brian Poehlein and nephew, Sabastian Johnson.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Petersburg Gospel Center, with Tony Ruble officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Petersburg Gospel Center in Petersburg. Burial will be at New Veale Creek Cemetery in Washington. There will be a candlelight vigil at Pike Central Middle School at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
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