Thomas Paul Poole
Thomas Paul Poole
  • August 31, 1929 - April 10, 2017
  • Sherman, Texas

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Thomas Paul Poole, 87, passed away on April 10, 2017 in Denison, Texas. Born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on August 31, 1929, he attended school in Denison and Muskogee, and joined the United States Navy, being honorably discharged in 1952, after serving over four years. He joined the Dallas Police Department in 1957 for 21 years, retiring in 1979. Daddy enjoyed his retired life traveling, bird watching, and running. However, if you knew him, you know his true passion was for motorcycles and fast cars. He rode his Kawasaki Ninja 1400 ZX and drove his Nissan 370Z convertible until he was physically unable.

Daddy was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Clive Poole, and his mother, Corinne Jeanne Poole, his sister, Thursa Jeanne Poole Brandt, and grandson Brian Michael Poole. He is survived by his children, Terrie Lynne Poole, Thomas Paul Poole, Jr., Mary Kathryn Poole and Jerry Cornelius, Barbara Diane Poole, and Douglas Clive Poole. His grandchildren David Jones, Tracie Carrano, Dillon Cole Coffman, Gary and Louise Poole, Jennifer and Adam Bell, Brandy Poole, Tyler Cornelius, Brandon and Christina Prehn, and Katie Allen. His great grandchildren Brooke Carrano, Abigail Jones, and Arianna Vazquez. And, his sisters children, John, Bill, Corinne, Matt, Micheline, Theresa, Mark, and Gloria, and their families. Services will be held graveside on Friday,
4/14/2017, at 11:00 a.m., at Calvary Cemetery, Denison, Texas. The Dallas Police Department will conduct the honors ceremony at the cemetery.