Cole, Herbert , Jr.
Birth: Monday, January 07, 1924 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Charlotte Hall, Maryland
Death: Monday, November 16, 2015 at the age of 91
Laid to Rest: Monday, November 23, 2015 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Herbert Cole, Jr., World War II Veteran, 91, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on November 16, 2015 at Charlotte Hall Veteran's Home. Born January 7, 1924 in Washington, DC he was the son of the late Herbert Cole, Sr. and Grace Cole.
In 1942, Herbert enlisted in the United States Navy, where he served on the U.S.S. Vincennes. After his military service he married his late wife of 52 years, Catherine Amanda Cole who predeceased him in 1998. Together they raised their sons; Billy and Bruce, and daughter Bonnie. Herbert worked as a crane operator for the Local 77 Operating Engineers for 50 years. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Herbert had four siblings; Joe, Margaret, Dorothy and Mary all of whom predeceased him. Predeceased by his wife and daughter Bonnie. Herbert is survived by his sons; Billy Cole (Sharyn) and Bruce Cole (Peggy); grandchildren Karen Irvin (Brian) and Michael Cole (Mandy), two great grandchildren Adrian and Zander, and two step great grandchildren Rani and Charisma.
Herbert will be buried with military honors Monday, November 23, 2015, at 1:00 PM at Maryland Veteran's Cemetery, 11301 Crain Hwy, Cheltenham, MD 20623. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Echols Funeral Home.