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R. EDWIN "ED" POOL Obituary
R. EDWIN "ED" POOL R. Edwin "Ed" Pool, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at St. Rose De Lima Hospital in Henderson, at the age of 69. Ed was born September 3, 1948, in Delaware, Ohio, to Walter and Gladys Pool. He graduated from the North Central Technical College with a degree in electrical engineering and the University of Akron with a degree in business administration. He married Katharine Pool in 1973. Ed worked in the defense industry for 25 years (United Defense, Goodyear Aerospace/Loral, and Boeing). He received a commendation from the Department of the Army. After moving to Henderson, Ed worked in the gaming industry at Mikohn, Casino Data Systems and Aristocrat Technologies. He also worked at BHC International as a career coach. Ed was a mentor to many and enjoyed helping people achieve their professional goals. His family and friends remember him as a good, patient, generous man. He had a positive outlook on life and loved helping others. Ed was active in the Lutheran Church and had served as an elder, president of the congregation and as a tenor in the choir. He was preceded in death by his brother, Lonnie Pool, of Delaware, OH; and his parents. Ed is survived by his wife, Katharine Pool; daughter, Cynthia Pool (Jessica Fredlund), of Hummelstown, Pa.; son, Greg Pool, of Seattle, Wash.; brother, Loren Pool (Carolee), of Ashley, Ohio; sister, Lorena Schrader, of Ostrander, Ohio; as well as nieces and nephews. Celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 10, at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2 S. Pecos Road, Henderson, NV. He will be buried later at Card Creek Cemetery in Roulette, PA.
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