First Posted: 7/17/2009
LOWGAP Robert Edward Poole, 79, of Lowgap, passed away June 20, 2009, at Forsyth Memorial Hospital. Born June 10, 1930, in Roanoke, Va., he was the son of the late Verna Breame and Shelton Reed Poole. Surviving Robert are his caregiver of 9 years, Margaret Cockerham; Zoe Draughn, who meant the world to him; Kevin and Amanda Draughn f Mount Airy and Brandon Wilmoth and fianc, Gina Manogue of Mount Airy. Special friends were Mrs. Mamie Snow, Mrs. Eva Sue Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Cockerham, Mr. and Mrs. Haley Cockerham, Mr. and Mrs. Mose Cockerham, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ashburn, Robert Thompson (Clemmons), Doug Draughn and employees of Edward Jones. Robert was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Mount Airy, was a retired machinist from Superior Manufacturing in Winston-Salem and served in the U.S. Army. A military service will be held at Oak Lawn Memorial Garden in Gettysburg, Pa., at a later date. Arrangements by Auer Cremation Services of PA, Inc.