Providence - Donald Ray Cole, 85 of Providence passed away April 12, 2021 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY.
He was born July 11, 1935 in Providence, KY to the late Labe "TK" and Corinne Cole.
He had pastored Baptist churches in KY and MO for 50 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jimmie Cole.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Anna Lorene (Russell) Cole; three children, Russell Cole (Cindy) of Berea, KY, Gene Cole of Providence, KY and Donna McGaha (Jason) of Brandenburg, KY; siblings, Darrell Cole (Judy) of Indianapolis, IN, Carolyn Winstead (Mac) of Slaughters, KY; six grandchildren, Justin Amburgey (Makenzie), Jordan Amburgey (Tessa), Nicholas Cole (Kourtney), Kristina Cole, Wyatt McGaha, Cheyanne McGaha; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 12:00 PM, Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Tomblinson Funeral Home Henderson Chapel.
Visitation will be 4:00 PM-8:00 PM, Friday and 10:AM until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Rev. Jimmy Sigler will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Providence, KY.
Pallbearers will be Justin Amburgey, Jordan Amburgey, Nicholas Cole, Wyatt McGaha, Jason McGaha and Darrell Cole.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Corinth Baptist Church, 2106 St. Rt. 120E, Providence, KY 42450.
Published in The Gleaner from Apr. 14 to Apr. 16, 2021.