Albert O. Poe, 87, passed away May 18, 2019 in the hospital at Warrenton, Virginia. He was born July 8, 1931 in Fauquier County, VA to Oliver (Ollie) Poe and Eva Pearson Poe. Mr. Poe is survived by his first wife Helen Cameron Poe and by their children Steve and Larry Poe, also by Steve's children Trevor and Kalee and Larry's children Whitney, Lauren, and Justin. His grandchild Kalee and her husband have a newborn daughter Everlee New. Other relations include his brother Thomas L. Poe of Florida and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, as his father and mother raised 10 children. While growing up, he enjoyed playing baseball, hunting and hounds, and playing music. In 1954 he became the youngest professional huntsman when hired at Piedmont Hunt and later hunted the Fairfax, Middleburg, and Foxwood Hounds. He was inducted into the Huntsman's Hall of Fame in the Museum of Hounds and Hunting in Leesburg, Virginia, along with his brother Melvin, in 2011. He also farmed, bred American foxhounds, and trained race horses. Albert had many friends in Loudoun, Fauquier, and Culpeper Counties. Many thanks to friends Linda and Harald Malmgren for their care and support of him. Funeral services will be in Middleburg, Virginia, at the Royston Funeral Home on Friday, May 24th at 1 o'clock. A private interment will take place in Leeds Cemetery at Markham, Virginia. On Sunday there will be a Celebration of Life from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Virginia Hound Show at Morven Park, hosted by the Warrenton Hunt. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Huntsman's Fund at the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America at MFHA.com.

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