William D. Poole, age 78, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Sunday April 21, 2019 at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mr. Poole was born on October 4, 1940 in Bacon County, Georgia the son of the late Almond and Eunice Carretta Stewart Poole
He was a retired supervisor with the Coffee County Department of Family and Children’s Services and was a supervisor/counselor at Coffee Correctional Facility, Nicholls, GA, member of First Baptist Church, Douglas, GA and a veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Vietnam Conflict.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy C. Poole of Douglas, GA; sister, Linda Harman of Lilburn, GA; step-children, Kay Fletcher (Michael) of Douglas, GA and Michael A Carter (Julianne) of Adel, GA; four grandchildren, Mathew A. Carter (Lacey), Mandy C. McMillian (Jessie), Lacey Reese (Michael) and Joshua Michael Fletcher; seven great grandchildren, Kayden Carter, Anna Catherine Carter, Savannah Carter, Belle Monroe Carter, Carter McMillian, Mary Evelyn McMillian and Cliff McMillian; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Tuesday April 23, 2019 at Sand Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Ed Lycett and Rev. Shep Johnson officiating with Joshua Fletcher giving the eulogy. Interment will follow at Sand Hill Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 1pm until 2pm prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.com.
Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.