April 21, 1950 - October 28, 2021
Jake Pool of Lindsay was born on April 21, 1950 to Dr. W.E. (Gene) and Zella Godtel Pool. Jake passed away Oct. 28, 2021 at the age of 71 at home with his family. He was buried on Oct. 29 at Green Hill Cemetery. Jake was born and raised in Lindsay, graduating from LHS in 1968. He was active in Boy Scouts and band throughout his school years. Jake loved to entertain and make people smile. He portrayed Elwood P. Dowd in 'Harvey' and performed a 'tap dance' of sorts on stage when the superintendent needed 10 more minutes before releasing the auditorium! His high school friends rallied round for adventurous rides in his 1929 A Model Ford! Jake graduated from Phillips University in Enid in 1973. He touched the lives of hundreds of students teaching middle school science in Moore for 30 years. In 2012 he and Jane opened Coffee-Ville Cafe' on Main St in Lindsay as a place for people to meet, relax & chat. Jake & Jane Elizabeth Thomas were married on Dec. 26, 1974 in Trinity Episcopal Church in Tulsa. They were blessed with three sons, Gene, Russell and Daniel for whom he thanked God daily. He leaves behind his wife Jane of 47 years, three sons, Gene, Russell & Daniel & grandson, Ulysses; his sister Jenna Dee Martin & husband Jobe, daughters Taryn & Mirren; brother-in-law Bob Thomas & wife Barb, sons Matthew & Ryan; sister-in-law Mary Lou Peeper & husband Herman, sons Herman, John, Joe & David; cousins Larry Godtel, William & Frances Reeves, daughters Elizabeth & Melissa. Nieces Laurie Crawford, Dawna Blue, Michelle Buchanan, Heather & Lisa Pool. Family by choice Mike & Sandy McCartney, grand children: Michael & Tiffany, Nathan & Alex, Scott & Haylie; great grandchildren Kaylee, Raegan & Sailor. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, Dec.11 at 10:00 a.m. for Jake at the United Methodist Church, 114 W. Chickasaw St., Lindsay OK 73052 with Dr. Mark Whitley officiating.
Jake Pool of Lindsay was born on April 21, 1950 to Dr. W.E. (Gene) and Zella Godtel Pool. Jake passed away Oct. 28, 2021 at the age of 71 at home with his family. He was buried on Oct. 29 at Green Hill Cemetery. Jake was born and raised in... View Obituary & Service Information
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