Robert J. Poole
Robert J. Poole, age 58, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died suddenly on January 7, 2006, at his home in Maquoketa, Iowa.
Public Graveside Services and Burial will be held at 11 A.M., Thursday, January 19, 2006, from the Mount Hope Cemetery in Maquoketa, Iowa. There is no visitation. The Carson & Son Funeral And Cremation Services in Maquoketa is in charge of the arrangements.
Robert J. Poole was born on May 12, 1947 in Clinton, Iowa, to Earl C. Poole and Lucille A. (Jenkins) Poole. He was a 1965 graduate of Maquoketa Community High School and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Upon being honorably discharged, he attended and graduated from Kirkwood Community College with an Associate of Arts degree. In 1991, he also received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from St. Ambrose University.
Robert had worked as a machinist at Caterpillar, and later, as a correction officer for the state of Iowa for 9 years; 4 years spent in Davenport, Iowa and 5 years in Dubuque, Iowa.
Robert enjoyed reading, fishing and hunting.
Robert is survived by: a son- William "Bill" Skoff of Encinitas, CA; & a brother- Carl(Martha) Poole of LaMont, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents, & 1 brother- Larry.