Tim  Poole
Funeral services for Mr. Tim Poole will be held Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home with Bros. Charlie Rodriguez, Bill Yount, and Don Malin officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Mr. Tim Poole, 67, of Bailey, Miss., passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019.
Tim was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He spent a lifetime of 50 years dating the love of his life, Kay Rogers Poole. His daughter, Amy, frequently appears in productions at Meridian Community College and Meridian Little Theatre. Tim never missed a performance, he loved to hear Amy sing. His recent years were devoted to spending time with his grandson and best friend, Jacob. He also enjoyed reading, traveling, and watching New York Yankees baseball. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Chunky River Harley Davidson HOG group and was the safety director for the club.
He was extremely intelligent and excelled at sports and academics throughout his life. Tim was a standout guard and pitcher for his high school and junior college basketball and baseball teams. He received a master's degree in English with a minor in history and education from the University of Southern Mississippi. Tim taught English at Meridian Junior College and Mt. Olive High School.
He spent much of his life working in the timber industry with his family and retired from AAA Cooper Transportation in Jan. Tim was a certified volunteer firefighter with the Bailey Volunteer Fire Department. He was active on the Bailey Volunteer Fire Department Board and was currently serving as president of the board.
Tim is survived by his wife of 46 years, Kay Poole; his daughter, Amy Poole McMinn (Adam); a grandson, Jacob Timothy McMinn; his siblings, Deborah Ford Sylvia (Jon), Chris Poole (Joyce); and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Poole was preceded in death by his parents, Erskine and Eunice Poole, and a brother, Peter K. Poole.
Pallbearers will be Charlie Smith, Keith Logan, Rusty Kynerd, Ronny Roberts, Ron St. John, and Ed Poole. Honorary pallbearers will be Cameron White, Zena Limerick, and Wayne James.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, from 5-7 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.robertbarhamffh.com.
Published on October 7, 2019


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Paul & Margaret Alawine
Oct 08, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. I know this has left a huge hole in your heart , but GOD can heal it with time. Love all of you so much and we are praying for you.
Robert and Barbara R. Moore
Oct 08, 2019
We are so saddened by your loss. Tim was a special person and will be greatly missed. We are thinking of you and the family.
Lonnie thomas
Oct 08, 2019
Kay i am so sorry for your loss paying for your family
Ed Wilson
Oct 07, 2019
Serene Retreat was purchased for the family of Tim Poole by Ed Wilson.  Send flowers
Oct 07, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Tim Poole.  Send flowers