Charles Randolph “Charlie” Poole, Sr. 76, of Wake Forest, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. He was born June 19, 1937, in Kittrell, the son of the late Swannie Weathers and Elbert Crowell Poole, Sr.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Oak Level Christian Church Cemetery.
Charlie is survived by his son, Charles Randolph “Chuck” Poole, Jr.; granddaughter, Ashley Poole; and by a great-granddaughter, Savannah Wilkins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Lucy P. Noble, Audrey P. Merritt, Nancy P. Moore, and Merita P. Barefoot; and by his brothers, E.C. Poole, Mack Poole, James Poole and Hugh Poole.