Mr. Alvin Bernard Poole, age 90, a resident of Harriman, Tennessee passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013 in the Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born February 5, 1923 in Rockwood, Tennessee to T. Y. Poole and Molly Bowling Poole. Mr. Poole was a member of the Riverside Baptist Church in Harriman; a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII; and a retired machinist with Kayser-Roth Hosiery Mills with 35 years of service. Mr. Poole was the Roane County Veterans Service Officer for 30 years; and served as Past Commander of the Harriman Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 6598 for over 25 years; and was a member of the American Legion Post in Harriman. He had served on the Emory Golf and Country Club Board, the Harriman Utility Board, and was a Little League Baseball Coach. He loved all sports, playing golf, and playing cards. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Morgan Poole and Clyde Poole; and sister, Vernie Mayton.
Wife: Emma Rose Poole of Harriman, TN
Children: Tony Poole & wife, Mary of Knoxville, TN
Francis Daniels & husband, Carl Ed of Harriman, TN
Frank Walker & wife, Stephanie of Kingston, TN
Cindy Handler & husband, Tim of Kingston, TN
Grandchildren: Emma Poole; Jake Poole; Devin Handler; Whitney Handler; Justin Walker & wife, Kristi; Josh Walker; Sonya Beasley; Adrian Hicks & wife, Amy; and Bridget Goad & husband, Brian
Great Grandchildren: Cameron Gains, Adrianna Hicks, Lily Goad, Briley Goad, Lucy Goad, Davis Ann Walker, and William Walker
Brother: J.C. Poole of Harriman, TN
And several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Riverside Baptist Church; 629 Clinch Street; Harriman, Tennessee. Funeral services will follow on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. from the Riverside Baptist Church with Rev. Mason Goodman officiating. Family and friends will meet on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood, Tennessee for Graveside services and interment. Full military honors will be given by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard and the Tennessee Army National Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Riverside Baptist Church; P.O. Box 811; Harriman, TN 37748. An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.biz. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the family.