William H. “Bill” Cole

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

William H. “Bill” Cole, 85, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

He was born Aug. 28, 1931, in Exeter, the son of Garr F. and Blanche (Hulett) Cole. On June 27, 1953 he was united in marriage to Esther Scarano, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Bob Cole and his wife Cassandra of Ozark, and William Cole, Jr., of Cassville; one daughter, Patricia Henderson and her husband Gregory, of Monett; two brothers, Russell Cole and his wife Betty of Wheaton and John Cole and his wife Linda of Exeter; one sister, Darlene McCracken of Purdy; and two grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, Cal, Todd and Garrloyd and one sister, Helen.

He graduated from Exeter High School. On Aug. 5, 1950, he entered the U.S. Air Force retiring on July 1, 1973. He was a member of St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cassville.

Services were held at Monday, at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Father David Miller conducted the services. Burial was at Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Springfield.

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