James H. Cole

James H. Cole

LEBANON - James (Jim) H. Cole, 65, of Lebanon, died on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at home.

He was born in Lebanon on June 26, 1947, to Bernice and Vaun R. Cole, Jr., and attended local schools.

He served his country in the United States Army through the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged after his service.

Jim worked in the construction field and loved the outdoors. He loved snowmobiling, ATVs and playing arcade games with his family. Jim also loved auto racing.

He was predeceased by his mother, Bernice, father, Vaun R. Cole, Jr., and half-brother, Carlton Jenness, Jr.

Surviving are a brother, Jack Cole, and his wife, Karen, of Lebanon; his stepmother, Geraldine Cole, of Sanford; and three nephews, Jack Cole and his wife, LeeAnn, of Shapleigh, Jason Cole and his wife, Samantha, of Lebanon, and Jamie Cole and his wife, Jennifer, of Shapleigh.

A family graveside service will be held in the spring at the Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Springvale.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main Street, Springvale.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations in his memory to the Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Association (Beautification), c/o Paula Simpson, 919 Main Street, Sanford, Maine 04073.

Condolences may be expressed at www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Published in Fosters from Jan. 23 to Jan. 26, 2013