Larry Larry Poole
Larry Larry Poole
  • November 16, 1942 - May 30, 2017
  • Pontotoc, Mississippi

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Robert Larry Poole, Sr., age 74, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at his residence. He was born November 16, 1942 to Robert Ellis Poole and Charla Frances Austin. He was a graduate of Pontotoc High School and served as the Police Chief for the City of Pontotoc for 26 years. At the time of his retirement in 2014 he was one of two of the longest serving Police Chief's in MS. He worked for the Pontotoc Police Department for a total of 43 years. He was the owner of the Toccopola Family Medical Clinic. He was a Mason with the Pontotoc Masonic Lodge #81 and a Shriner. He enjoyed spending time with his family.
Services will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 2, 2017 at West Heights Baptist Church with Dr. David Hamilton officiating; burial will follow in the West Heights Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is assisting the family.

Survivors include his children, Michelle Roberts (Ryan), Michael Poole, Tammy Fauver (Brandon) and Larry Poole, Jr. (Jo Anne); his mother, Charla Frances Austin; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, and his wife, Myra White Poole.

Pallbearers will be Brad White, David White, Brian White, Mike Doss, Bill Rutledge and Bobby Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be the City of Pontotoc Police Department.

Visitation will be at West Heights Baptist Church, Thursday from 5 to 8 PM and Friday from 12 to 2 PM.

Memorials may be sent to the Pink Heals Pontotoc/North MS, 404 Hwy 15 South, Pontotoc, MS 38863.

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