Monday, December 17, 2007

In memory...

I found out at the end of last week, that a friend of mine had passed away. I knew him fairly well when I first started working at American Eagle in the Provo mall. He would come over all the time and visit, he worked at Gap. He was always such a sweet and happy person. We lost touch for a while but then reconnected through mutual friends at a party Joey was throwing. He had more earthly struggles than I hope I would ever have to deal with. I know he is in a better place where he will not have to suffer any longer. Even though he was not one of my close friends, I have warm memories and feelings associated with him. It always tough when someone you know passes away. This is a copy of his obituary from the Daily Herald.

Joseph "Joey" Poorman

Joseph "Joey" Poorman1983 - 2007Joseph "Joey" Poorman, 24, found his way to God on Wednesday, December 12, 2007, in Perry, Georgia. Joey was born November 29, 1983 in Provo, Utah to Dennis Poorman and Lynne Astwood Poorman (Hammond). Joey was a person who could light up a room. Everyone who met him loved him and was drawn to his magnetic personality. Joey was very artistic and has left his wonderful creations in his mother's and sister's homes.Joey attended and graduated from Springville High School in Springville, Utah in 2002. He also attended and graduated from UVSC with a degree in Art. He worked for the Gap Stores and most recently as store manager for Hot Topic in Macon, Georgia. He loved working retail because he loved people. He was the greatest friend, son, brother, and uncle and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.Joey is survived by his father, Dennis Poorman, Idaho Falls, Idaho; his mother and step-father, Lynne and Gary Hammond, Perry, Georgia; sister, RaeLyn (Ken), Sahuarita, Arizona; and brothers, Matt (Nicole), Salt Lake City, Utah; Jeff (Michelle), Provo, Utah; and Nathan (Jill), Chubbuck, Idaho. He is also survived by 6 nephews and 3 nieces who loved their "Uncle Joey".He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents and paternal grandfather. He had many earthly struggles of which he has been set free. In memory of Joey - never forget to stop and enjoy the daises.Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at 11 a.m. in the LDS Chapel at 240 West 650 North in Springville. There will be a viewing held Monday, December 17, 2007 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wheeler Mortuary, 211 E. 200 S., Springville and at the church on Tuesday one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Springville City Cemetery.Condolences may be sent at

1 comment:

  1. He was a dear friend of mine when I worked retail in GA. I miss him so much.....thanks for this.


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