Carl D. Pool, 91, of Sparta, IL, passed away at 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Sparta Community Hospital. He was born on December 10, 1921 in Cape Girardeau, MO to William L. Pool and Lillian Wheeler. He was married on October 12, 1940 in New Madrid, MO to Sadie M. Jordon (died on 3/1/2002). Mr. Pool was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Sparta, IL. He was a used car dealer, owner and proprietor of Pool Motors, and worked at West Bend Company for 25 Years. He loved The Lord, Family, Church Family, The St. Louis Cardinals, Reading, and the simple things in life.
Carl is survived by his 2 Daughters: Patricia Marie Griffiths of Sparta, IL and Carolyn Sue (William) Mulholland of Steeleville, IL; 2 Sons: Jerry Carl (Diane) Pool of Winter Haven, FL, and Virgil Larry (Anna) Pool of Woodlawn, IL; one brother Tom Pool of Ava, IL; sisters Wanda Kennedy of Poplar Bluff, MO, Jackie Allen of Ava, IL, Betty McGriff of Ava, IL; 12 Grandchildren; 23 Great Grandchildren; and 7 Great Great Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his Parents, Wife, 1 Son James William Pool, 2 Brothers, 4 Sisiters, 1 Daughter-in-law Dorothy