Charles "Chuck" Lynn Cole, Sr.


Was born in Salem, Missouri on June 4, 1956. Departed this life at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas on July 4, 2016 at the age of 60. He was the son of the late Charlie Edwin Cole & Dora Nevada Wells Cole. Attended schools in Lebanon, Missouri & Caruthersville. On October 12, 1984 in Caruthersville, Missouri he was united in marriage to Rita Hastings. Chuck was employed by Goodyear & Raben Tire prior to his health failing and forcing retirement. Music was his passion and he was known as an excellent Bass Guitarist. Chuck attended the Jesus Name Tabernacle in Caruthersville.

SURVIVED BY – His Wife - Rita Hastings Cole - Kennett, Missouri 3 Children - Kimberly Littrell Caruthersville, Missouri Crisen Cole Blytheville, Arkansas Charles Lynn Cole, II Kennett, Missouri 11 Grandchildren & 6 Great Great Grandchildren & a number of other relatives and many, many friends. Chuck was preceded in death by 2 Brothers; James Lee Cole, Roy Dale Cole & 1 Sister, Jo Ann Cole. He was also preceded in death by a half Brother, Harold Burnett, Jr. Funeral services were held on Friday, July 08, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. in the H.S. Smith Funeral Chapel. Rev. Kenny Lee officiated. Interment was in Little Prairie Cemetery. Pall bearers: Justin Lemieux, Travis Caraway, Charles Cole, II, Ray Gurley, Randy Herrington, Daniel Ashby, Mike Foxmire. H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services.


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