James M. “Jim” Poole
James M. “Jim” Poole, 78, of Lincoln, passed away January 10, 2018 at his home.
Jim’s wishes were to be cremated.
A memorial visitation will be from 5-7 PM Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Memorial services will follow at 7 PM.
James was born January 19, 1939 in Decatur, IL., the son of Readis “Pete” Poole and Dolly ( Lindsay) Poole. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force where he was a radio operator and played football. He married Susie Macon. They later divorced, but remained in each other’s lives. Jim retired from the Bottle Factory in 1995 as Manager. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge and the American Legion Post 263. He enjoyed fishing and golf, was an avid Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. His favorite pastime was being with his grandchildren.
Surviving are his children: Troy (Jennifer) Poole, Talona Hassebrock, and Tracy (Kim) Poole all of Lincoln; grandchildren: Jacob Hassebrock, Taylor Probst, Brian Poole, Ashley Poole, Jarrett Poole, Tyler Poole, and Zach Poole; sister Rita Gray of Decatur and brother David ( Nancy) Poole of Lincoln also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s and will be accepted at the funeral home.