William Poole

William M. "Bill" Poole

Wednesday, June 8th, 1949 - Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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William "Bill" Mark Poole died peacefully surrounded by family on January 25, 2020 in Louisville, KY. He was 70.

Bill was born on June 8, 1949 in Louisville to his parents June and Wade H. Poole Jr. Bill attended St. Albert the Great grade school. He graduated from Trinity High School in 1967 and went on to become a Petty Officer 3rd Class in the US Navy. He proudly served in Vietnam. When he returned home, he began a career as a butcher and ended his career working at the Kroger meat department in Plainview. He was diagnosed with cancer in late 2018 and put up a valiant fight for 14 months.

Bill never married. He had a number of struggles in his life of which his faith got him through. He had a long term loving relationship with his girlfriend Annette Schey. His Catholic faith was important to him as he vigilantly prayed the rosary daily and attended Sunday Mass. He loved his Kentucky Wildcats and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Bill was proceeded in death by his father, Wade H. Poole Jr. He is survived by his mother June A. Poole, girlfriend Annette Schey, brothers Wade III (Nancy), John (Cheryl); nieces Claire (Brendan) Dunn, Therese Poole and Anne Poole; nephews Brett Hampton Poole, John Paul (JP) Poole, and Joseph Poole; great niece Callie Dunn; great nephew Beckham Connor Dunn. Visitation will be at Highlands Funeral Home 3331 Taylorsville Rd. on Tuesday February 4th from 4-8pm followed by a funeral Mass at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 7813 Shelbyville Road, on Wednesday morning February 5th at 10am. Private burial at Calvary cemetery to follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of donations to The St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1022 S. Jackson Street, Louisville, KY 40203.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
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  • Service

    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Margaret Mary
    7813 Shelbyville Road
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  • Interment

    Calvary Cemetery
    1600 Newburg Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
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