Jeffrey L. Pofahl, age 43 of Ridgetop, passed away on February 17, 2022 at his home.
He was born Jeffrey Lee Pofahl on October 3, 1978 in Madison, TN to Dale and Judy Pofahl the youngest of their two boys. Jeff was an avid baseball player growing up and a 1996 graduate of Greenbrier High School. He passed his love of all thing’s sports related to his sons, Taylor and Caleb. Jeff drove his boys all over Middle Tennessee for baseball, soccer, football and basketball games. He was so proud of the accomplishments they have made over the years. When they weren’t racing or at ballgames you could find Jeff spending time in the shop, grilling, or at a Nashville Predators game with family and friends along with working hard at Bath Fitters.
Jeff was introduced to the world of Drag Racing from the early age of 8, when longtime family friend Jason Dickens would take him to the track. Along with his dad, Jeff continued a family tradition of weekends spent at the track and rebuilding cars. Some of his favorite racetracks were Music City and Beechbend Raceway and his favorite cars were 1982 Malibu wagon and Vega wagon. Many of the memories the family shared was of a very kind man that loved his family and friends.
Jeff is survived by his sons, Taylor Pofahl and Caleb Pofahl; parents, Dale and Judy Pofahl and brother, Brian Pofahl.
A Life Celebration will be held on Monday, February 21st at 2pm with Brother Morris Watson officiating. Burial will follow at Springfield Memorial Gardens with Michael Richter, Jason Dickens, Todd Phillips, Jimmy Anderson, Kory Anderson, Austin Boone, Erik Henderson, and Blayne Henderson serving as pallbearers and Nick Rives, Sam Anderson Dylan Richter and Michala Richter serving as honorary pallbearers. Visitation with the family will held on Sunday, February 20th from 5-8pm then again on Monday from 12pm until to time of service at the funeral home. Online condolences and floral tributes can be made at www.SpringfieldFH.com.
These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home, and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172: 615-384-5437.