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Ralph J. Cole

Born: Sat., Dec. 1, 1923
Died: Sat., Apr. 26, 2014


Visitation

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 30, 2014
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home


Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Wed., Apr. 30, 2014
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home


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Ralph J. Cole age 90 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Cumberland County Hospital. Ralph was born on December 01, 1923 in Barren County, Kentucky to the late Kirk Leslie Cole and Audrey Lowe Cole.  Ralph was a retired employee of Cannell Construction Company, a member of Smith Grove Baptist Church in Smith Grove, KY, and a was an Army Veteran of World War II.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Cole and Donald L. Cole, and one sister, Eleanor Cole Dawsey.

Survivors Include:
His Wife- Waneta Thomas Cole of Burkesville, KY
Three Brothers- David G. Cole and his wife Lucille, and Willard D. Cole and his wife Mary Ann all of Bowling Green, KY, and Steven H. Cole and his wife Marcie of Westfield, Indiana
Two Sisters- Kathaleen Cole Schickel of New Albany, IN, and Joanne Cole Puckett of Bowling Green, KY
One local nephew- Thomas J. Brown and his wife Carol of Burkesville, KY and a host of other nephews, nieces, and friends also survive.

A celebration of Ralph's life will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST., Burkesville, KY. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 12:00 Noon until service time at 2:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the American Cancer Society.

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Linda Cobb
   Posted Sun April 27, 2014
so sad to hear about Ralph. I will have many treasured memories of talks with him and him always willing to help me. Hugs to you Waneta

Kathy
   Posted Mon April 28, 2014
We at Bill's Tax Service were so sad to hear about Ralph's passing. Please know that we are thinking of you at this sad time in your life.

Leslie & Tony Farrell (Indianapolis)
   Posted Mon April 28, 2014
Waneta,
We were so sorry to hear about Ralph's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Leslie & Tony

Debbie Harned
   Posted Mon April 28, 2014
Waneta, Mike and I want to express our sympathy. Ralph was always a sweetheart to talk to. I always loved the tomatoes you guys brought me. I know he will be miss by many of us at the dock. I pray that God will help you through the days ahead.
(Coastrunner)

KEVIN BOONE (BUCA'S BUDDY)
   Posted Tue April 29, 2014
SO SAD TO HEAR ABOUT RALPH'S PASSING. HE WAS A GOOD MAN AND I ENJOYED GETTING TO KNOW HIM.
MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

Anthony and Kim Bridwell
   Posted Tue April 29, 2014
Waneta: We are so sorry to hear of Ralph's passing. We always enjoyed him so much on the C Dock. He will be greatly missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers - Anthony & Kim Bridwell C25.


Florence Ann, Kenny,Debbie& Jason
   Posted Tue April 29, 2014
We have lost a very special man.Our thoughts are riddled with his humor and jokes.We are all very sorry for your loss of a great man.You remain in our thoughts and prayers

Love
Florence Ann, Kenny, Debbie & Jason

Amy Ernst
   Posted Tue July 08, 2014
I loved Ralph! I would have done anything for the two of you. I'm beside myself. He brought great joy in my life. What a pleasure it was to know him!