Mr. Nelson Raymond Cole, age 83 of the Pea Ridge Community, passed away on Sunday, September 24th at the Logan Memorial Hospital in Russellville of natural causes.
He was born April 24, 1934 in Todd County, Kentucky the son of Clay and Ardie Harrison Cole. He was a member of the Sharon Grove Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army where he was a veteran. He was the owner of Nelson Cole’s Used Cars and raised cattle.
He was preceded in death by his parents as well as his wife June Cole; four brothers Jim Henry, Paul, Robert and George Cole and one sister Bessie Arvin. He is survived by two sons Randy and Andy Cole both of Russellville; one daughter Lee Ann Vaughn of Russellville; two foster sons Terry Hunter and Donald Brady both of Russellville; one brother Ellis Cole of Evansville, Indiana; six grandchildren and three step grandchildren.
Visitation with the Cole family will be on Thursday from 9:00 until funeral service time at 11:00 at the Todd County Funeral Home. Funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 in the Rose Chapel of the Todd County Funeral Home with Rev. Donnie Blick officiating. Interment will follow at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsvillle.