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Robert Henry Poole

December 17, 1950 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 71)

Obituary

Mr. Robert Henry Poole was born December 17, 1950, to the late William D. Poole and Mattie I. Poole. Robert made his transition on December 24, 2021. Robert was not married.

Robert was born in Camilla, Georgia, but his early education was in Dougherty County public schools. He graduated from Monroe High School in 1968. Robert received his degree from Albany State University. Later he joined the Navy in 1985 and retired in 2000 with an honorable discharge. While in service he was able to travel several places in the states as well as out of the country. He was also stationed in Desert Storm.

After he retired, he moved back to Albany and was a great supporter of ASU football by attending as many of the games as possible including some that were out of town. He enjoyed walking and riding the bus. Let’s not forget THE HOUSE was his favorite spot.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents as well as one sister, Emily Poole McCalla. He leaves to mourn his passing: four sisters, Patricia Beach, Albany/Atlanta, Ruth Poole, Atlanta, Lisa Taylor, Atlanta and Mona Davis (Jerome), Atlanta; four brothers, William Poole, Atlanta, Donald Poole, Albany, Ernest Moss (Marie), Glen Burnie, MD, and Scedric Moss (Leona), Louisville, KY; aunts, Ethel Butts, Albany, Beulah Powell, Atlanta, and Shirley Pritchett, Mobile, AL; uncle, Jimmy Keaton, Cleveland, OH; and of course, there are several more relatives, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who are like family.

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Services

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 4, 2022

12:00 PM
Elliott Funeral Home
512 South Jefferson Street
Albany, GA 31701

Interment
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Andersonville National Cemetery
496 Cemetery Road
Andersonville, GA 31711

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