Larry D. Cole
Larry D. Cole died on November 26, 2016, at his residence surrounding by his family. Mr. Cole was born on September 6, 1935, to Hubert Cole and Pearl Wright-Reeder of Mount Hope, W.V.
Mr. Cole joined the Army and served from December 1956 to December 1959, abroad in Korea. During the service to his country, Mr. Cole married his wife of 59 years, Emma A. (Anderson) Cole and she survives.
Together, they had a family consisting of three sons, Anthony Cole, Vernon (Patty) Cole and Christopher Cole; two grandchildren, Brittny Rouse and Aaron Cole and four great-grandchildren, Hayden Rouse, Madisyn Rouse, Emalee Cole and Christian Cole. Mr. Cole is survived by his sister, Janice Stanley. Mr. Cole also had several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Cole supported his family working for American Trailer in Oklahoma City, Ok. and was self-employed in construction in the Greenfield area.
Mr. Cole was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing, hunting, gardening and camping. Mr. Cole loved to visit with friends, swap tales of fishing and hunting while enjoying a good cup of coffee. Mr. Cole almost always had his trademark cup of coffee in his possession regardless of the time of day. Mr. Cole also enjoyed watching the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana University basketball. Mr. Cole was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Greenfield.
Calling for Mr. Cole will be 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, 1780 West Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Bethel Baptist Church, 1610 South St. Rd. 9, Greenfield with Pastor Randall Parker officiating. Burial with military rites provided by the Greenfield Veterans Honor Guard immediately following the service at Park Cemetery, Greenfield.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice, 801 North State St, Greenfield, IN 46140 or Bethel Baptist Church, Greenfield.
Online condolences may be shared at stillingerfamily.com.