George Elwood Pool

George Elwood Pool

April 15, 2021, 92, Princeton –

George Elwood Pool, 92, passed away at his home, the Dag Nab Farm, on Thursday morning, April 15, 2021. He was born on January 2, 1929 in Halifax County, Virginia to the late Richard Arthur Pool and Ola Susan Hudson Pool. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Jean Conner Pool and nine other siblings.

The family will receive friends from 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm on Saturday, April 17, 2021 in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home and Cremations in Princeton.

The funeral service will take place at 5:00 pm on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Casey Funeral Home and Cremations, 105 E. 1st Street, Princeton, NC 27569 with the Reverend Michael Crocker officiating.

Mr. Pool was a member of Westwood United Methodist Church where through the years, he served in many capacities. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Masonic Lodge and a member of the Eastern Star. Mr. Pool served his country in the United States Army, participated in the Senior Games and served on the Board of the Oakland Fire Department.

The family would like to extend a special Thank You to Mr. Pool’s loving caregivers; Laronda Newborn, Susan Martin, Angie Magliochetti and Paige Martin.

He is survived by son, Derrick Pool and his children, Browning (Debbie) and Ashley (Robert); grandchildren, Autumn, Beatty, and Riley; daughter, Debbie Bailey (Joe) and their children, Joey Bailey (Jenny), Emily Clarke (Matt), Linzy Baker (Brian) and Missy Bailey; grandchildren, Joseph and James Bailey, Seth Clarke, and Macy and Aiden Baker; and a brother, Otis Pool (Arlene).

Although flowers are welcome, the family suggest contributions be made to Rosewood High School Athletics, 583 Princeton Road, Princeton, NC 27569

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