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Edgar R. E.R. Poole, Sr.

February 17, 1927 ~ February 20, 2011

Edgar Raleigh "E.R." Poole, Sr., 84, went to his heavenly home, Sunday, February 20, 2011 from a local healthcare facility.


Mr. Poole lived most of his life in Lake Charles. He worked primarily as a Carpenter in the Construction Industry and retired from the Maintenance Department of Moss Regional Hospital. He was a member of the Grand Lake Faith Temple and was a 32nd Degree Mason.


Mr. Poole was a very creative and skilled craftsman and a "jack of all trades".


He leaves to honor his memory, four sons and daughters- in- law, Edgar Jr. and Virgie of Lake Charles, Curtis and Margie of Palmetto, LA, Garland and Paula of Lake Charles and Larry and Joan of Columbia, TN; two daughters and sons- in- law, Charlotte and Elmer Cooley of Livingston, TX and Sharon and Toby Comeaux of Sulphur; two sisters, Murbell "Tot" Fontenot and Francis "Bea" Miller, both of Lake Charles; nineteen grandchildren; forty great- grandchildren and six great- great- grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty six years, Beatrice "Tee" Vincent Poole; granddaughter, Angella Park; parents, David Joseph and Ortance Logue Poole; seven brothers and four sisters.


Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Wednesday, February 23, 2011 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Andrew Martin will officiate. Interment will follow in Grand Lake Community Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday will be from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM and will continue Wednesday from 8:00 AM until the time of service in the funeral home.

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  1. Although it had been a while since we had seen Edgar, our hearts are saddened by this news. What a character he was, always joking with us in church. Our heart-felt sympathy to all of you. May God comfort you and carry you through this most sorrowful time. Love and prayers!

  2. Although it is so sad to see my grandfather pass, he finally is reunited with my grandmother. He missed and loved her so much. This truly is the end of an era, but they will always live on in my memories. I love you Paw Paw.

  3. Garland and Paula, My heart felt condolences during this time of loss. May God grant you grace, comfort and strength. You and your family are in my prayers. God Bless.

  4. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER BROTHEREDGAR IN THE AMEN CORNER OFTHE CHURCH. HE SURE LOVED THELORD AND WAS ALWAYS AN INSPIRATION TO ME AND MY FAMILY.


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