On February 20, 2005 JAMES ALBERT POOLE of Sykesville; beloved husband of Frances Laura Levering (nee Meekins) Poole and the late Edith Leona Kuntz Poole; devoted father of Doris Jane Hartman and Grace Mae Schissler; loving father-in-law of Dwight E. Hartman, Jr. and Paul F. Schissler; dear step-father of Robert G. Levering, Sr. and his wife Janet and Shirley Jean Piazza and her husband John; dear brother of Ruth V. Affeldt; predeceased by siblings Lillian Dorman, Oscar, Clifton, Earl and Francis Poole and Margaret Ritter. Also survived by eight grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, six step grandchildren and 15 step great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 11 A.M. from Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Rt. 32 near Eldersburg. Interment in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Randallstown. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 P.M. Tuesday. Those desiring may make contributions to Salem United Methodist Church of Hebbville, 7509 Windsor Mill Rd., Baltimore, MD 21244.