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Layton Stanley "Billy" Poole


Layton Stanley "Billy" Poole

Layton Stanley "Billy" Poole – 94, of Kentville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Thursday, September 3, 2020 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Bridgetown, he was a son of the late Eugene and Edith (Tipert) Poole, New Germany. He is survived by daughters, Nancy (Ian) Worthylake, Kentville and Donna Poole, Brookside; grandchildren, Keven (Christy) Smith-Worthylake, Ottawa, ON; Janice (Mark) Worthylake-Perry, Berwick and Brian (Nicole) Worthylake, Carseland, AB; great grandchildren, Payton, Kaleb, Madison, Jaden, Lucas, Kara, Conor and Finley; brothers, Morris (Norma) and Gerald; sister, Lana. He was predeceased by his wife of 69 years, Winnifred "Winkie"; sister, Lucille and her husband, BJ Hamm; sister-in-law, Sadie Poole and brother-in-law, Eugene Veinotte. He was a veteran of the Second World War and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 102, New Germany. He worked 30 years with Maritime Tel and Tel, maintained a woodlot and poured ceramics. As a "Jack of all Trades", he spent many hours in his basement workshop fixing, creating or modifying anything he put his mind to; he loved a good challenge. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and camping. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. A combined graveside service for Layton and Winnifred, including a legion graveside tribute will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 7, 2020 in the Epworth United Church Cemetery, New Germany. Please bring your own lawn chair. A video webcast of the service will be available at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by visiting Warm thanks to both Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown and Shannex – Orchard Court, Kentville for their compassionate care. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Red Cross. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

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Service Date
Monday, September 7, 2020
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
Epworth United Church Cemetery, New Germany

There will be no visitation, by request.

Requested Charity
Canadian Red Cross