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 Cade John Poulos

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Cade John Poulos

  • Birth 22 Feb 1999
  • Death 26 Sep 2012 Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 97806362

Cade was born on February 22, 1999 to Jay and Shae (Hilgesen) Poulos in Stillwater, OK.

Cade John Poulos, 13, of Stillwater, passed from this life on September 26, 2012.

He grew up and attended schools in Stillwater and played the violin in the Stillwater Middle School and Stillwater Junior High School Orchestra. He attended the Eagle Heights Baptist Church Awanas for many years and rededicated his life to the Lord at the week before his passing.

Cade was a loving, funny and articulate kid who was well known for his Bill Cosby impersonation, his huge heart, and his curly red afro. Cade was very proud of his red hair and was affectionately referred to as "Carrot Top" by his friends. He thought the best part of having his hair was when the girls in his class would ask to touch it and Cade would smile, lean over, and say "sure!" Cade was always a gentleman. He was always asking to carry his friend's books or backpacks for them and he never missed the opportunity to hold a door open for a girl. Cade was also very protective of his sister, his cousins Megan, Matthew and Maddie and his friends and was always looking out for the best interest of others.

Cade was a deep thinker who was intelligent beyond his years. He enjoyed reading books, riding go-carts, collecting comic books, and he could out eat the majority of his family, especially when it came to his favorite food, tomatoes. He was an avid movie watcher who loved playing with his dogs, Jackie and Izuna. He was never happier than when he was surrounded by his parents, brother and sister, and his cousins. His closest male role models, his father and brother Nathan were near and dear to his heart. Cade Poulos was a loving son, a caring brother, a dedicated student, and a loyal and gentle friend. He packed more enjoyment and memories into 13 years of life than most people would experience in 100 years.

Cade was preceded in death by his great grandparents: James Hilgesen, Corinne Ziegler Hilgesen, Ruby Fennell Manuel, John Manuel, and Great Aunt Audrey Kalous.

He is survived by his parents: Jay and Shae Poulos of Stillwater, OK. A brother and sister: Nathanael James Poulos and Alexandria Patricia Poulos, both of Stillwater, OK. Grandparents: Patricia and Raymond Fancher of Cushing, OK, Winona Hilgeson of Murrieta, CA, James and Pamela Hilgesen of Lee High Acres, FL, Richard Poulos of Big Sandy, TN, and Ron and Wanda Poulos of Wilmington, IL. as well as many other cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.

Prayer service, 7pm Wednesday held at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 524 N. Stallard. Senior Pastor Derek Belase led the prayer service.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Palmer Marler Funeral Home and will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at . Friends are invited to come to the funeral home on Monday between 10am and 8pm to sign a banner for the Poulos family, as well as to sign Cade's casket.

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Family, friends, classmates, school administrators, teachers and scores of people from the community mourned the death and celebrated the life of Poulos, a suicide victim from bullying, at his funeral service Tuesday at Life Church in Stillwater.

LifeChurch officials said there were 845 people in attendance.

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