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Louis Cole III


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Louis Cole III Obituary
Mr. Louis Nichols "Pete" Cole III, 83, of Walkersville, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at the Kline Hospice House. He was the loving husband of Irene Sheckles Cole. Born in Frederick, on June 17, 1933, he was a son of the late Louis Nichols, Jr., and Edith Marie Wolfe Cole.

Mr. Cole proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Air Force. He was a graduate of Frederick High School Class of 1951 and a member of the Amvets Post # 2, the Francis Scott Key American Legion, Post 11, the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 142 and former member of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church.

He was retired after many years as an electrician for the National Bureau of Standards, which today is known as NIST.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his sons, Robert L. Cole, of Frederick, and David M. Cole and wife Candice, of Walkersville, his brother, Bernard "Tink" Cole, of FL, sister, Lorraine Purdum, of Clarksburg, and grandchildren, Heather Adams and husband George, and Daniel Carter and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, William D. Cole, Sr., and sister, Shirley M. Cole.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 East Church Street, Frederick. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, December 22, 2016, in the Etchison Memorial Chapel of the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Kline Hospice House, 7700 Kimmel Road, Mt. Airy, MD 21771 or to the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 142, P. O. Box 1674, Frederick, MD 21702.

Online condolences may be shared at keeneybasford.com.
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post from Dec. 18 to Dec. 20, 2016
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