James David Poole, Sr. – Chattanoogan.com

James David Poole, Sr., 79, died peacefully on July 24, 2022, surrounded by his family. David was born on December 8, 1942 to the late Henry Raymond and Millie Jane Poole in Burlington, KY.

After attending Saint Henry Catholic School, David then served in the United States Air Force as a jet engine mechanic for SAC at Eaker Air Force Base (AR). He then moved to Chattanooga, where he began his 35+ year career with Stowers Machinery as a heavy duty mechanic. In his spare time, David enjoyed being outdoors; where he was found hunting, fishing, gardening, golfing, stealing or 4-wheeling with his children and grandchildren. Another love was “ole betsy” his old jeep truck with a love for playing guitar, banjo, fiddle, piano and mandolin.

He was predeceased by his son, Jeremy William Poole, his parents, Henry Raymond and Millie Jane Poole, his brothers, Mike (Betty), Tom (Patty), Louis (Dottie), Freddie (Mary) and Steve Poole .

He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Billie Jane Poole, his son, James David (Allison) Poole, Jr. of Boerne, TX, his daughters, Jennifer Rebecca Poole, of Signal Mountain, TN and Jamie Lynn Chattanooga Poole. , TN, brother, Billy Poole of Hebron, KY, sisters, Patty Patterson of Fort Mitchel, KY, Rita Nienbor (Bob) of Burlington, KY, Mary Jo Poole Hall (Wayne) of Guthrie, KY, sister-in-law, Betty Poole of Burlington, KY, four grandchildren, Barrett Poole and Gracie Hammond, both of Signal Mountain, as well as William and Andrew Poole of Boerne, TX and a host of nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to Hearth Hospice and Story Point for the care and support they provided.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Rooftop Fund at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul at 214 East 8th street, Chattanooga, TN 37402. Or Orange Grove Center at 615 Derby street Chattanooga, TN 37404.

Visitations will be held at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Thursday, July 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

A Christian Burial Requiem Mass (in Latin) will be held Thursday, July 28 at 9:30 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Interment will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery on Thursday, July 28 at 11 a.m.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hamilton Funeral Home located at 4506 Hixson Pike Hixson, TN 37343. 423-531-3975.

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