Brian Poole

Brian Justin Poole, 35, of Dayton, Ohio, and formerly of Wintersville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at his residence.

Brian was the beloved husband of Jaimie Wright Poole; the devoted son of Charles and Patricia Hock Poole and the loving and cherished father of Liam and Hannah Poole, Gavin and Lyle Gross and A.J. Dornbush.

He is also survived by his sister, Lori (Jeff) Hunt; two brothers, Scott (Jaime) Poole, Charles (Maria) Poole; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Pam and George Smith; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Matt (Cassie) Wright, Leslie (Andy) Swinsinski; nieces and nephews, Caleb, Kaitlynn, Belle, Abby, Ashlan, Bristol, D.J., Cody, Brady, Lucas, Wyatt and Zoey. Numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive him.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jacqueline and Henry “Skip” Hock, Charles and Nellie Poole and his father-in-law, William Wright.

Brian was a dedicated firefighter and paramedic with the Dayton Fire Department for 12 years and was also serving on the Wintersville Fire and Rescue. A visitation will be held at St. Helen Catholic Church, 5100 Burkhardt Road, Riverside, OH, from 3:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Additional visiting hours will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at the Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215, Fernwood Road, Wintersville, OH. A Private Family Interment service will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio, on Friday. The family requests that donations in memory of Brian be made to an Education Fund for the children in care of the Firefighters and Company Federal Credit Union, 338 S. Patterson Boulevard, Dayton, OH, 45402.

Wintersville Fire Department services 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences and memories may be left for the family at tobiasfuneral home.com or shorac.com.


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