died April 14, 2014. Mr. Cole was a decorated Vietnam and Persian Gulf War veteran. Wife Annie B. Cole, father David L. Cole Sr., and mother Doris L. Cole predeceased him.
Surviving are sons David (Stephanie) Cole III, Jonathan (Crystal) Cole; grandchildren Riley Cole, Jonathan Cole Jr., Chloe Cole, Kason Cole; sister Diana ( Tommy) Knight.
Dave Roberts officiated the 9:30 a.m. graveside service held April 21 at Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo. The family requests memorial donations to The Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Collier-Butler Funeral Home, Gadsden, directed.