Roger Dale Cole


Roger Dale Cole


Funeral for Roger Dale Cole, 58, of Decatur will be Friday, July 15, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Parkway Funeral Home with Ron Rikard and Keith Jones officiating. Burial will be in East Lawrence Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.

Mr. Cole, who died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Huntsville Hospital, was born February 8, 1953, in Lawrence County to Kirby and Corine Cole. He retired from Delphi Automotive/General Motors after 28 years of service. He was a faithful member of Pine Grove Holy Church of Christ. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and family. He was an amazing man of God. Even with his disabilities, he never missed the opportunity to work for God. One of his passions was the building of the Pine Grove Life Center.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Heaps Cole; four sons, Seth Cole (Ramona), Clay Cole, Greg Hill (Lisa) and Shannon Hill (Cassandra); two brothers, Michael Cole (Dottie) and Junior Cole (Jennifer); two sisters, Brenda Cartee (Otis) and Susan Lathem (Jackie); and nine grandchildren, Grayson and Hudson Cole, Montanna and Weston Cole, Brandon Jeffreys, Chance and Mackenzie Hill, Cody and Megan Hill.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CB&S Bank under Pine Grove Roger Cole Life Center Fund.

This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.

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Holidays are always hard, but the first seems to be the thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. God will help you thru the hard times......our memories are the best....
Judy Cartee Barkley, Collinwood, TN

Thinking about you during the holiday season without your dad.My deepest thoughts is with you and your family We love you Seth

I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Roger. He and I go back a long way from 1st grade thru 12th. He will be greatly missed. My condolences to Wanda and his family. My prayers are with you all.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Wanda, Ron and I want to extend our sincere condolences to you and offer our prayers in hope to somehow be a confort to you. Roger was always a pleasure to be around and he will be greatly missed by many. Let God's promise of everlasting life give you the strength and peace to get through this very sad time. Our deepest sympathy, prayers and love are with you.
Ron & Amy Seymore

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Wanda you have our deepest symphathy. We didn't hear of Roger's death until Sunday. Your brother Roger called me at work. Karl & I will be praying for you and your family.

Wanda, I'm so sorry to hear of Roger's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family.

Wanda, I am sorry to hear about Roger. I enjoyed working with Roger, and he will surely be missed. Our prayers are with you and Roger's family. Vance Bolton (Brandon, Mississippi)