Ornest J. Poole

Sunrise: September 12, 1958

Sunset: March 15, 2024

On March 15, 2024, Ornest J. Poole, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, departed this life at his home. He was born to Juanita and Ornest Sanderson and was a proud native of Virginia Beach. Ornest received his formal education from Virginia Beach Public School System, graduating from Kempsville High School, and went on to serve his community with dedication and passion.

With a career spanning over three decades with the Chesapeake Public School System and Camelot Nursing Home, Ornest retired from Chesapeake Public Schools after 30 years of devoted service.

A man of deep faith and commitment, Ornest was a cherished member of the Redeemed Church of God. He served with distinction as a lead usher, embodying the values of compassion, kindness, and service to others.

Ornest was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Sanderson, his father, Ornest Sanderson, and his brother, Artis Poole. He leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories to be held dear by his surviving family members and friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Terrell A. Poole, his son, Terrence O. Benn (Vincent), and his grandsons, Terence Poole and Tyrell PooleOrnest also leaves behind his dear sister, Ella Boggs, along with nieces Tonio Sanderson and Tenekias Boggs, nephews Torian Boggs and Travis Boggs (Devin), and a host of great-nieces and great-nephews who will forever hold him in their hearts.

Ornest J. Poole‘s life was a testament to love, resilience, and service. He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

May his soul find eternal peace, and may his memory be a blessing to us all.

Viewing Monday, March 25, 2024 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, March 26, 2024 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel

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    Tiffany Boggs says

    Subrina Boggs family would like to send our deepest sympathy to the family.

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    Freda Wilson says

    I would like to send my deepest sympathy to the family

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    Freda Wilson says

    To the Poole family sorry for your loss

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    Regina Owens says

    So sorry to hear of my cousin passing,my deepest sympathy to the family

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