William Dewey Poole

July 4, 1948July 2, 2018

William “Bill” Dewey Poole, 69, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland passed away peacefully at home on July 2, 2018 after a battle with cancer. Bill was a thirty-year retiree of Verizon. He most loved to talk about his past trips of traveling the country and his two Great Danes Harley and Dee Dee. He also enjoyed all the latest gadgets and gizmos that kept him busy during his retirement.

Born on July 4, 1948 in Takoma Park, Maryland to the late Dewey and Mary Poole; Beloved husband of Karen J. Poole; Father of James C. Poole (deceased), William D. Poole, Jr. and Shelly Seger Poole; Stepfather of Charles S. Schroeder, Jr. and Rebecca L. Loss; Brother of Sandra L. O’Donnell (deceased), Judie A. Handley and John S. Poole. Bill is also survived by seven grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren.

Private remembrance to be held at a later date.


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William Dewey Poole

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Judie Handley

July 5, 2018

I feel so blessed to have shared these last last days with you and I will always cherish our many conversations about our childhood and adulthood. You were so lucky to have Karen by your side. You are loved and you will be missed. Xxoo