Robert Clayborne Cole, Sr.

Born: Mon., Apr. 15, 1929
Died: Wed., Sep. 26, 2018


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 04, 2018
Location: Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Oct. 04, 2018
Location: Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home

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Robert Clayborne Cole, Sr, 89 years, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in the Christiana Hospital of Newark, DE. Born April 15, 1929 in Pilottown, PA, he was the son of the late George and Verner Troxel Cole.

Mr. Cole was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was formerly employed for over 30 years as a sewing machine mechanic by the Fawn Grove Sewing Factory of Fawn Grove, PA. He was a member of the Conowingo Baptist Church of Conowingo, MD.

Mr. Cole is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Virginia Cole of Rising Sun, MD; Robert C. Cole Jr. and wife, Eva, of Whiteford, MD; daughters, Judy Valenzuela and husband, Richard, of Autaugaville, AL, Darla Snyder and husband, Johnny, of Port Deposit, MD, Candace Absher and husband, Raymond, of Drumore, PA; 9 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; brothers Roy Cole and Kenneth Cole; and sister, Doris Groff.

Mr. Cole was preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond Cole and Charles Cole.

Our family would like to express their gratitude to Carol, our father's special caregiverr.

Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, October 4, 2018, 2 PM, at the Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., of Perryville, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday, October 4, 2018, 12 Noon until 2 PM, at the funeral home prior to the funeral service. Pastor Jonathan Oyler of the Faith Community Chapel of Delta, PA, will officiate. Interment will private.

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Carol cole
   Posted Sun September 30, 2018
I want to offer my sympathy and love to my Cole family. I will extremely miss this man even with the bickering., I love him and enjoyed all the times together this past year ecspecially.So thankful for your time in my life, and the time with aunt Libby love you both rest now.

Rick & Sally McGuigan
   Posted Thu October 04, 2018
we know that no words can remove the pain that you feel at the loss of your parents...we are praying for you. Lean on the Lord and He will carry you through this very very hard time. Love in Christ, Rick & Sally

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