Dr. Keith L. Cole
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Dr. Keith Lamar Cole, 63, of 99-A Pelzer Avenue, widower of Dr. Doris Daniel Cole, died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at NHC Healthcare of Anderson.
Born in Pelzer, he was a son of Roy Lee Cole, of West Pelzer, and the late Geneva Pressley Cole.
He earned his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Cole was a retired pharmacist and former owner of Cole's Family Pharmacy in Williamston and Pelzer and he served as past President of the South Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. He was active in his community as a member of the Williamston Sertoma Club and was also active in the Greater Williamston Business Association. He and his wife, Doris, started and first chaired the Williamston Spring Water Festival. Dr. Cole was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Williamston where he served as a deacon.
He is survived by his father, Roy Lee Cole and his wife, Mary, of West Pelzer; daughter, Dr. Cayce Cole Tangeman, her husband Craig, and granddaughter, Anna Leigh Tangeman, of Charleston; and brothers, Tim Cole and his wife, Julie, Greg Cole and his wife, Sherri, all of Williamston, and Sam Cole and his wife, Tonya, of Inman.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2013 at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the funeral home chapel with Mr. G. Lee Cole, Jr. officiating. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the MUSC Foundation with a request that contributions be designated to the Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. Neuropathology Lab, 173 Ashley Avenue, MSC 510, Charleston, SC 29425, or to the Pelzer/Williamston Presbyterian Food Bank, P. O. Box 38, Williamston, SC 29697.
Gray Mortuary, Inc.
52 Main St. Pelzer, SC 29669
Published in Anderson Independent-Mail on Nov. 15, 2013