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“Dearest Michael,I just wanted to let you know that I am thinking of you today. I am so sorry that I couldn't be there for you during this difficult...Read More »
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“I didn't really know him, but had his daughter in my class in Elkview, WV. Great student and person. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Sam Hays - Leesville, SC

“We were so sorry to hear of Buddy's passing ..We remember him as a special individual who had many talents and was always a great friend..Our...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Frank Showalter - timberville, VA

“Mike, We're very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I know he was very special to you. God bless you and your family. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Drew and Jenny Waggener - WV

“Sometimes there are no words that can reveal the feelings of the heart, please accept our deepest thoughts of you during this time. May you find...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Belinda (Poole) Rotkvich - IL

“Mike & family,Our thoughts and prayers for your loss. Gary & Employees of PSC ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Gary Bowers - Waynesburg, PA

“Mike & Family, We are so sorry for the loss of your father. May God bless and comfort you and your family. Prayers going up for you. Rick & Connie...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Connie Hull - Wise, VA - Friend

“Mike,I am terribly sorry for you and your families loss of your father. I'm sending prayers and sympathy your way. God bless. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: RikkiLynn Hull - Coeburn, VA

“Mike & Miranda, Beth and I are sorry to here of your Dad's passing. Please accept our heart felt prayers in your time of sorrow. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Tom & Beth White - Dunbar, WV

“Special thoughts and prayers to Buddy's family. I had the priviledge of meeeting and working with Buddy several years ago. He was a genuine and...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Wade Sites - Elkton, VA - friend

“Mike & Family: What a great loss, I have been setting here and remembering the times and years I had worked with your dad, he was always good to me....Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Don Hatfield

“Dear Mike and Family, So very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you. Frank ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Frank DeBerry - Snowshoe, WV

“Leroy (and Betty), Hallie and family, I am so sory for your loss. May your sweet memories and strong faith get you through this difficult time. ...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Paula Blue - Henderson, KY

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James Hughes "Buddy" Poole

James "Buddy" Poole departed this life at 8:25am on Monday, February 25, 2013 in Henderson, Kentucky.

Buddy Poole was originally from Robards, Kentucky. He left western Kentucky at an early age to begin a career in the oil and gas industry in West Virginia. In a career spanning nearly 50 years he held various positions with oil and gas drilling and energy related companies in West Virginia and Virginia. His most recent position was owner / operator of J. H. Poole Construction Company located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Before returning home to western Kentucky in 2008 he served as a member of the Virginia Oil and Gas Association, Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia, Kentucky Oil and Gas Association and Tennessee Oil and Gas Association. Buddy had a keen expertise of equipment and a love of the outdoors. He had a unique way of bringing both together.

Buddy Poole was preceded in death by his Father, Warren Poole; his Mother, Lucille Poole; and four brothers, Mims, Charles, Robert and Ray.

His survivors include Son, J. Michael Poole of Charleston, West Virginia; Daughter, Miranda J. Cohen along with Son in Law, Brad R. Cohen M.D.; and Grandchildren, Carla and Carrie all from Nashville, Tennessee.

Also surviving Buddy was his Brother, Joseph Leroy Poole from Henderson, Kentucky, and his Sisters, Martha Helen Harris from Owensboro, Kentucky; Dorothy Bennett from Beaver Dam, Kentucky; Hallie Denton from Robards, Kentucky; and Mary Nell Hobgood of Sebree, Kentucky; and his Sister In Law Brenda Poole from Evansville, Indiana.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Buddy Poole's life from 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Wednesday, February 27th at Tapp Funeral Home in Henderson, Kentucky. Funeral services will then be held at 6:00pm, Rev. Hal Branson officiating. Entombment will follow at Tyler Mountain Memorial Gardens in Cross Lanes, West Virginia.

All arrangements are entrusted to Tapp Funeral Home in Henderson, Kentucky.

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