Carl Lee Cole, 56, Iola, formerly of LaHarpe, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his home.
Carl was born Oct. 11, 1956, in LaHarpe, the son of Clarence Lee and LaVina (Quathamer) Cole. He was raised in LaHarpe. He served 20 years with the Kansas National Guard.
On Aug. 13, 1976, Carl married Patricia George. He was a member of Local Union No. 441 in Wichita and worked as a welder and supervisor for plant construction.
His greatest love was his wife, grandkids, fishing, hunting and love of nature.
Survivors are his wife, Patricia Cole; one step-daughter, Jenny Parker, Tulsa, Okla.; three step-grandchildren, Jordan, Justin, and Jenna; four step-great-grandchildren, Carl, Dionna, Anna, and Janie; mother-in-law, Lucille George, Walnut; two sisters-in-law, Linda Kimzey and husband Marvin, Stark, and Sandy Arbuckle and husband Kenny, Carlyle; two brothers-in-law, Leon George and wife Jeanie and Larry George, Savonburg; a number of nieces and nephews; and his caregiver Will Henderson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Shawn and Joe Cole.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola, where visitation will be prior to the service.
Burial will be at Mount Moriah Cemetery south of Savonburg.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and can be left with the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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