Richard "Rick" Leo Cole, Jr.

April 6, 1957 ~ July 8, 2018 (age 61)

Richard Leo Cole, Jr.


Mr. Rick Cole, Jr., age 61, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, surrounded by family and friends. 

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home on Sunday, July 15, at 3 P.M. with Dr. Bill Espy officiating. 

Mr. Cole was born in Dearborn, Michigan to Richard and Ann Marie Shoup Cole. He spent most of his youth in South Lyon, Michigan. He has made his home in Jackson, Tennessee for the last thirty years, but was always a University of Michigan fan! “Go Blue!”   Rick was also a music fan and loved attending concerts whenever he could.

He worked at TBDN in Jackson as a quality control supervisor.            

Rick married the love of his life, Becky Sue Cole, on July 13, 1985 and have never been apart since. Becky says, “I love you more!”

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James “Jimmy” Cole.

Rick is survived by his wife, Becky Sue; daughters, Tiffany (Mark) Batterbee, Toni (David) Altfeld, and Jamie (Michael) Williams; sisters, Pamela (Ken) Dragon, and Debi Gelardi: grandchildren, Danea, Trey, Preston, and Dakota Batterbee; and Tommy and Payton Williams.  Also fur babies, Maggie Altfeld and loved pet Red.

Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 3 until 6  P.M. and again on Sunday from 2 P.M. till service time, at the funeral home.

Honorary pallbearers to serve are Mark Batterbee, David Altfeld,  Michael Williams, Trey Batterbee, Preston Batterbee, Dakota Batterbee, and Tommy Williams.


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