Norborne Tucker Poarch, Jr.
Norborne Tucker “N.T.” Poarch Jr. went to be with his Lord on November 15, 2019. He was the son of the late Alma Louise Bowen and Norborne Tucker Poarch, Sr. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years Margaret W. Poarch, sister Frances P. Langston Holland, granddaughter Judith Peters and son-in-law Donald Peters.
N.T. was a Suffolk High School Graduate, class of 1943. He served in the Army during WWII and retired from the United States Post Office as Postmaster in Chuckatuck. He was a long-time member of First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his children N. Tucker Poach III of Winterville NC, Judy Poarch Peters of Greenville, NC and William “Billy” Poarch of Richmond, VA; granddaughter Bethany Dale Poarch. Sisters-in-law Elsie Hayes, Louise Benton, Ann Wheeler, and Audrey Robertson and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted in the Portsmouth room at Lake Prince Woods by Rev. Thurman R. Hayes, Jr. and Rev. Gary Newsome at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. A graveside service will follow at 12 noon at Holly Lawn Cemetery, 1525 N. Main Street, Suffolk VA 23434. The family will receive friends in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk VA 23434 on Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 PM.
The family would like to thank Medi Hospice and the loving staff and friends of Lake Prince Woods. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to ACTS, a non-profit keeping people stably housed, where his son Billy serves as CEO. By check: 1518 Willow Lawn Drive Suite 301, Richmond, VA 23230 or online at actsrva.org. Condolences may be made at RWBakerFH.com
Lake Prince Woods
100 Anna Goode Way
Suffolk, VA 23434
Holly Lawn Cemetery
1525 N. MAIN STREET
SUFFOLK, VA 23434
R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home
509 W. Washington St.
Suffolk, VA 23434