Cole, William F. William F. Cole, 84 of Wills Point passed away Tuesday February 16, 2010 in Dallas. He was born December 2, 1925 to W. F. and Sarah Ellen Cole in Lubbock TX. Bill was an attorney, U.S. Navy officer (Lt. Commander) and a veteran of three foreign wars. After serving in WWII, Bill completed studies at Texas Tech and Baylor University School of Law. He then re-ensisted in the Navy serving in the JAG Corps until 1969. After retirement from the Navy, he was Director of Dallas Legal Aid Society for the next 20 years, providing free legal assistance to those who could not afford an attorney. He was a warrior for his country and the poor people of Dallas for most of his adult life. He was a member of the VFW, the American Legion, AMVETS, and the Democratic Party. He loved family, politics, games and his little dog, Muff. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Faye. He is survived by his Son and Daughter-in-Law: William F. and Kristy Cole of Los Gatos, CA, Daughter: Kimberley Cole of Dallas, Son: Thomas Ireland Cole of Austin; Stepdaugher and Husband: Cindy and David Hames of West Tawakoni; Grandchildren Jenna and Husband Michael Oxley, Fletcher Cole, Shannon Cole, Ireland Cole, Jason Hames, and Amy Hames; Great Grandchild, Lydia Beth Hames. A private Family memorial service will be held at a later date. LYNCH Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. Lynch Funeral Services 903-883-4383
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Feb. 21, 2010