GRAHAM - Mr. James William Cole, 86, of Graham died at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at 1:30 a.m.
A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mary Ruth Shepherd Cole, who survives and the son of Henry Cole and Blonzie Ferguson Cole, both deceased. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army
serving during World War II
and retired from the textile industry as a loom operator.
In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include two daughters, Brenda Cole of the home and Cathy Cole of Elon.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Cole and Garland Cole.
The funeral service was held at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Roy Cantrell. Burial followed in Graham Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Ralph Scott Group Homes, 408 West Trade St., Burlington, NC 27217.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.