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Willis R. Cole

February 16, 1943 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 77)


Willis R. Cole, 77, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday November 17, 2020 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka. He was born February 16, 1943 in Ober, IN to Dennis and Julia (Salyers) Cole.

On November 30, 2019, he married Geraldine Grillo, who survives along with his siblings: Albert Cole of North Judson, IN., Janet Trader of Logansport, IN., Wanda (Bill) Landrum of Knox, IN., Bill (Jerri) Cole of Knox, IN., and Connie (Chris) Johnson of Knox, IN., Denise Cole of Plymouth, IN., Bob (Lynn) Cole of Knox, IN.,  and several nieces and nephews.

Willis was preceded in death by his parents and his step-mother Jewel Cole, brothers James and Roger Cole, sister Patty Lawson and niece Teresa Cole.

Willis graduated from Knox High School Class of 1963 and honorably served his country in the US Army from 1963 to 1967.

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