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“To the Poole Family,I am Nancy Martindale Cantwell. Your Mom, Lois, and Dad lived across the street from my sister Jan and her husband Dr.Tom Newsome...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm sorry to read of the loss of your loved one. May memories comfort you and prayers offered by friends and family help strengthen you all to endure...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Amelia - FL

“Kathy and family, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dad (father-in-law and grandfather). I am praying that you all will be overwhelmed with God's...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Laura Shepherd - Irving, TX

“Kathy & family, I am so sorry for your loss of this good man. What a legacy he & your mom left for living life well & making a difference. I am so...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Although I retired from CCA in 2002 I remember Dick Poole well. A great and talented man in the club industry who helped so may of us GMs with his In...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Kariotis Boughton - TX

“Kathy, Sending you love, prayers and heartfelt condolences on the passing of your father. Losing our dads is such a profound loss. I hope that...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Rachelle Ablon - Dallas, TX

“Preston was a first-class leader, a visionary, and an extraordinarily personable man who loved family, employees and life in general. I only met him...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Ann Palmer - Huntington Beach, CA

“A leader, mentor and friend. With a laugh that would fill a room for days, and not one to mince words he would deliver his message with the utmost...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Valerie Anderson Kunert - TX

“The Stringers send their love, and prayers for strength and wonderful memories to your entire family ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Terry & Connie, Mac & Merrill Stringer - WI

“Dearest Kathy,I am so sorry for your loss. I'll be keeping you and yours in my prayers. God Bless ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Dianne O'Brien - Kingwood, TX

“Prayers to you and your extended family. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Dorothy Stidham (Trey's Mom) - TX


Richard was born on December 23, 1925 and passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Texas at the time of passing.

He completed his undergraduate and divinity degrees at TCU and went on to serve as a Presbyterian minister in Oklahoma.

During World War II, he served as a fleet communications officer with the U.S. Navy.

A service celebrating his life will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, 9800 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Parkinson Voice Project (in honor of Richard's son), Parkinsonvoiceproject.org or to the Monie Pastoral Resident Fund at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, www.phpc.org.

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