Michael Joe "Mike" Poole, 61, of Gold Hill, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018.
He was born January 6, 1957, in Rowan County to the late Joe Lee and Pearle Stoner Poole. Mike was a 1975 graduate of East Rowan High School and worked in the flooring department for Schult Homes, formerly Tidwell and Oakwood Homes. A longtime member of Liberty United Methodist Church, he loved to fish, hunt, and play horseshoes; he especially enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren, entertaining them all.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Bobby Poole.
Mike is survived by his wife, Patti Edwards Poole, whom he married December 21, 1995; children, Alesha Troutman and husband, Derikk, of Concord and Travis Poole and wife, Misty, of Gold Hill; brother, Danny Poole and wife, Janet, of Gold Hill; sisters, Patsy Collins and husband, Mark, of Gold Hill, Susie Peeler and husband, Kenneth, of Gold Hill, and Sheila Joslin and husband, Steve, of Salisbury; grandchildren, Troy, William, Ava, Kassidy, Scarlett, and Rubie; and one grandson Poole on the way.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Liberty United Methodist Church, Gold Hill, with Rev. Charles Curtis officiating. The family will greet friends and relatives following the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty United Methodist Church, 3940 Liberty Road, Gold Hill, NC 28071.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Poole family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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