William Oliver Poole lost his battle with Alzheimer’s on May 28, 2019.
He was predeceased by his mother, Iva; father, Carl; brother, Carl (Buddy) and sisters, Hope and Mary el.
He was retired from Southern University Engineering department. He was married to Barbara A. Poole for 58 years and much loved by his three children, Gary, Terri, and Tansha. Affectionately known as Billy, he served his country, first in the US Navy receiving an honorable discharge and transfer to the US Air Force. Billy enjoyed all things nature. Hiking, camping, communing with his creator in the beauty he made for us all to enjoy. He was a skilled electrician and “jack of all trades” serving his community, neighbors, friends and church family in need. He was an active member of his church and a consummate witness to the love of the Lord.
He is survived by his wife and three children mentioned above; his sisters, Mona, Velma, Dee Dee, Zona, Sonja, Sarah; brothers, David, Paul and Sam.
A memorial service will be held Sunday June 2nd from 3-7pm at Standifer Gap Church, 8310 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga TN 37421.
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