Robert Charles Cole, 72 of Linton, passed away at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003 at Sullivan County Community Hospital.
He was born in Palestine, Ill., on Oct. 26, 1930, to Major C. Cole and Florence Irene Wenigar Cole.
He was a member of the Bethel Community Church in Dugger.
He is survived by his wife, Judy (Church) Cole; his mother Florence Cole of Jasonville; three sons, David Cole and John Cole of Frankfort and Bob Cole of Illinois; four daughters, Deanna Crace of Frankfort, Joy Cole of Arizona, Debbie Cole of Florida and Pam Thomas and her husband, James, of Linton; two grandchildren, Ben Spurlock and Chris Spurlock; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Howell.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Newkirk Funeral Home in Dugger with the Rev. Cletus Bough officiating. Burial will follow in Dugger Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home Tuesday.