South Central Power’s Poling passes away


Richard C. “Dick” Poling, 65, vice chairman of the South Central Power Board of Trustees, passed away August 16 at his residence.

Poling owned and operated R.C. Poling Co. Inc. in Junction City. He was a member of the Somerset Lions Club and Masonic Lodge, Tickin T’s of Central Ohio, and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. In addition to his service to the South Central board, he served on the boards of Commodore Bank and Consumer Gas.

Poling is survived by his wife, Catherine, and sons, Clinton (Patricia) and Zachary, and grandchildren, Lily, Sophia and Payton, who were his pride and joy.