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Obituary for Leroy Poole Jr.

Leroy Poole Jr., 89, of Orange Grove, MS, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 in Moss Point, MS. Leroy was born on May 26, 1928 in Grand Bay, AL to the late Leroy Sr. and Maude Poole. He was a devoted husband and father, who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He had a passion for fishing, traveling, cracking pecans, crushing cans, and gardening in his younger years. He attended Eastside Assembly of God Church when able, and he thought the world of his daughter-in-law Vicki, who helped him out a lot.

In addition to his parents, Leroy was preceded in death by his wife, Florilla Poole; sons, Steve Poole, Carl Poole, and Gerald Poole; brothers, Elvin and Kenneth Poole, and sister, Eulavee McDuffee.

He is survived by his sons, Archie (Amber Ware) Poole, and Nathan (Vicki) Poole; grandchildren, Tabitha (T.J.) Hartwick, Rachel Duiett, Shawn Bradley (Tabitha) Hammons, Ashley (Blake) Doyle, Candis Poole, Nathan Poole Jr., Trish Casselman, Richie Casselman, Jacob Casselman, Brittany Poole, Country Mitchell Poole, and Shane Smith Poole; great-grandchildren, Jaiden Hartwick, Shelby Hartwick, Ashton Duiett, Dakota Poole,  Drew Doyle, Blake Schexnider (Chad) LeJeune, Dylan Delaughter, Katon, Kalob, Haygen, Aubreigh, Lincoln, and Londyn; sister, Betty Southern; along with numerous other family and friends.

The visitation for Leroy will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Wendell Stork officiating. Interment will follow at Orange Grove Cemetery with Michael Crowley, Nathan Poole Jr., Curtis Stork, Ricky Taylor, Ronnie Russell, and Charlie Weaver serving as pallbearers.

Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562





10:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562





11:15 AM
Orange Grove Cemetery

5192 Orange Grove Road Moss Point MS, 39562


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