Wylie Dixon Poundstone

Born April 30, 1925

Wylie Dixon Poundstone died January 5, 2014 at the Bill Nichols Veterans Home in Alexander City, AL at age 88. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lore Henderson Poundstone; two children: Wylie Dixon Poundstone, Jr, Haygood Paterson Poundstone, his wife, Beth, and Son-In-Law Jack Darrell “Skip” Parks; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Lore Poundstone Parks.

Wylie was born in Montgomery attended Sidney Lanier High School and Auburn University where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. He served in World War II and received the Purple Heart during his service. He served as the Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Alabama Conservation Department for 18 years and also served as President of the Montgomery Country Club.

Wylie loved life, his family, friends, fishing, and hunting. He also loved serving First Baptist Church as the Director of the Poundstone Sunday School Class. The men of that class blessed him each and every Sunday.

A Memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church, Montgomery, AL on Wednesday January 8th at 11:00 am with Jay Wolf and John Ed Mathison officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Poundstone Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church, Montgomery.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be sent to The Community Ministries of First Baptist Church, 305 South Perry Street, Montgomery, AL 36104. On line condolences may be made at


  • Memorial Service Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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Rube Mccloud

January 12, 2014

Hi ms Poundstone, Bo, Haygood. Jennie told me abt mr Poundstone. It is so great to have lived such a long life.
My wife n I would like to send our condolences to the family.

Bill Peterson

January 11, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss everyone. Wylie was such a joy to be around, he will be missed.

Ben Stimpson, Jr.

January 9, 2014

Your family is in our prayers. I smile every time I hear the name Wylie Poundstone. Wonderful memories growing up with Mr. Wylie and "Precious"! My father unhooked many a bull bream with Mr. Wylie. Gods blessing to you all.

Parley Johnson

January 8, 2014

to the family of our 2nd cousin, Wylie Dixon Poundstone, with deepest sympathy, you are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord comfort you during this time of loss. - Parley Philip Johnson, Jr.

John White-Spunner

January 8, 2014

We are praying for you and your family in this time. Wylie spent some time enjoying the lands of south Alabama and made many of us smile and laugh over the years. God bless

January 8, 2014

Lore you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Peggy Hillis

Suellen Norton Swicord

January 8, 2014

Just can't believe he is gone. I loved Wylie like a second father. Had some fun times at the Farmers Market with him. Praying for you all.

Myron Cluck

January 8, 2014

Bo, your Dad was always upbeat and happy to see me when ever we ran into each other. I'll miss him.

January 7, 2014

Lorie, I am praying and thinking of you. I lived across the street from you and Wiley. My father George Smart new all of the Poundstones, lots of prayers for you, Marguerite Smart Anderson.

Kent Montgomery

January 7, 2014

Haygood, I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing... My deepest sympathy to you and your entire family ..