Steven Dennis “Pokey” Dover of Greensboro, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Select Specialty Hospital in Augusta, GA at the age of 66.
A Graveside Service was held Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Richard Chewning officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Daniel Strozier, Bobby Morris, Drew Boswell, Jim Thurmond, Charles Crumbley, Doug Higdon, Donald Ogle, Bayne Cheeley, and Kevin Nichols.
A lifelong resident of Greene County Pokey was born on July 25, 1955, to the late Vernon Bishop Dover and Winnie Pearl Marcus Dover. In 1973 he graduated from Nathanael Greene Academy and took further studies at Athens Tech.
On July 22, 1979, he married the former Lynn Turner of Union Point, GA. His working career began at Sweetapple Plastics which later became North American Pipe Corporation where he worked until 2009 after 27 years.
He also worked for Anthony International in Madison, GA as a Quality Control Technician and retired from Bard Manufacturing in Madison, GA. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Greensboro. All of his life he loved and played softball.
He also enjoyed fishing and reading and spending quality time with his grandson Aidan. Pokey was a longtime member of the Greene County Livestock Association.
He was preceded in death by his brother Leroy Dover and sisters, Mildred Sanders and Nancy Lowry. His survivors include his wife, Lynn Dover of Greensboro, GA; son, William Turner “Bill” Dover and wife Chris of Greensboro, GA; grandson, Aidan Turner Dover; and brother, Terry Dover; along with many other relatives and friends.
Any memorials may be made to Nathanael Greene Academy, P. O. Box 109, Siloam, GA 30665, Circle of Friends Animal Soc., P. O. Box 1235, Greensboro, GA 30642 or to the charity of your choice.
Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements.
Visit us at www. callawayfuneralhome. com to sign the online guest register.