Tooney Poole

Tooney Poole, 84, who retired as a police detective for the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, died Monday at Grand Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Poole, an Army veteran of World War II and the Vietnam War, retiring as a sergeant first class after 27 years of service, was born in Belmont, N.C., and moved here in 1997 from St. Augustine. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Giovanna; a son, Robert, Grand Prairie, Texas; a daughter, Rebecca Tew, Parkton, N.C.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696, 47 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast, FL 32137.

Lohman is in charge.

Palm Coast, Florida
Saturday, December 30, 2006