Arthur “A.C.” Poole, 77, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of Yuma, Ariz., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
He was born in Chicago, Ill.
Arthur was in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1957, then joined the U.S. Army the same year, until his retirement in 1974. He served in the Korean and the Vietnam wars, and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in 1974. Arthur then became a Civil Servant, and retired in 2001 as the Safety Manager of the Marine Air Station of Yuma.
He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline; his sister, Paula; nephews; nieces; and grandnieces.
Family and friends will gather from 9:30 a.m. until a celebration of life service at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 2405 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Burial will be held at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Fla., with Full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services Port Charlotte Chapel.