Terry J. Poole, 69

Terry J. Poole, 69, of Wabash, died at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at his home.  He was born on Feb. 18, 1952, in Fort Knox, Ky., to Maurice and Marie (Hiatt) Poole.

Terry was a 1970 graduate of Wabash High School and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He retired from Falls Cemetery. He enjoyed sitting by the camp fire, putting model airplanes together, reading, and watching John Wayne war movies.

He is survived by six children, Tammy (Greg) Gatchel of Wabash, Terry J. "T.J." (Lori) Poole of Roann, Christina "Christy" (James) Wadkins of Warsaw, Ivy Catalan of Indianapolis, Angie (Devon) Miller of Lagro, and Stacey (Jovan) Antoine of Fort Wayne; 17 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Jack Poole and sister, Barbara Poole, both of Wabash. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, John Poole, sister, Edith Pierce, half-sister, June Davis, and an infant brother.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Daniel Poole officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is the family of Terry Poole to help with expenses.

The memorial guest book for Terry may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Dec 02