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Robert L. Poole

September 8, 1927 April 12, 2011
Robert L. Poole
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Obituary for Robert L. Poole

Robert L. Poole age 83 of Lapeer passed away April 12, 2011 after a short illness. He was born September 8, 1927 in Metamora, MI, back when M-24 was still a “dirt road”. Robert graduated in 1945 from Lapeer High School. He began what was to be a 60 year marriage to Margaret (Kelley) Poole before deploying and loyally serving his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He became an employee with Ford Motor Proving Grounds, working as a test driver. In 1987 he started his long and satisfying retirement from Ford Motor Company. Robert is survived by his wife Margaret Poole; daughters Laurie (David) Marble of Gaines, MI, Linda (Brent) Stone of Lapeer; son Michael Poole of Saugatuck, MI; grandchildren, Jessica (Scott) Jones of Midland, TX, Jeremiah (Donna) Judd of Kalamazoo, MI, Alicia (Aaron) Haliena of Columbus, OH, Zachary Gibson, Nathaniel Scramlin and Gabriel Stone of Lapeer, Jodi Marble of Williamston, MI, Brian Marble of Baltimore, MD; Great grandchildren Hannah, Karly Sue, Shelby, Hailey. He was preceded in death by his parents Oliver and Myrtle Poole and his sister Betty Williams.
Friends may visit Thursday 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors Capstick Chapel, 542 Liberty Park, Lapeer, MI 48446. A funeral service will take place Friday, April 15, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Todd Smith officiating. Burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery with the Auspices of the American Legion Lapeer Post #16 performing military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to: Boys Town (200 Flanagan Blvd. PO BOX 6000, Boys Town, NE 68010.

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