George Craig Poole

George Craig Poole

George Craig Poole
July 9, 1962 – November 26, 2018

ZEBULON – George Craig Poole, 56, died peacefully on Monday. He was born in Wake County and son to the late Alvin & Mildred Vaughan Ray. He worked for MSF Electric. Craig loved the outdoors and hunting. He had a caring heart and thought of others and will be remembered with love by many friends and family. He was preceded in death by a brother, Winfred “Windy” Ray.

He is survived by his soul mate, Brenda Arnold of the home, daughter, Shauna Poole, sister, Valinda Poole Barnes of Asheville, grandson, Phillip David Maxwell, several special nieces, nephews, cousins, & other family.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Brenda Arnold & mailed to Strickland Funeral Home.

Memorial service 5:30 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Sharon Layton Posted November 28, 2018 1:42 pm

    So sorry for the loss of Craig. Even though I never met him, I always enjoyed our long telephone conversations that were filled with laughter. Prayers and hugs to all his loved ones. You are in my thoughts and prayers!

  • Stephanie Edwards Swope Posted November 28, 2018 2:23 pm

    Please accept my condolences on your loss. Craig and I grew up together and our parents were very close.

  • Lee Derfler Posted November 28, 2018 4:23 pm

    My heart is broken. My friend, my brother, my code guru. You will be missed, Sarge. See you on the other side.
    “Oh, it’s happening, sweetheart”. Love you, bro!

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