JIMMY DALE COLE, 69, passed from this life on
May 16, 2020 at his home with his loving family
by his side. As per Jim's wishes, he will be
cremated and will be laid to rest in the Merriman
Cemetery near Ranger, TX at a later date.
Jimmy was born Nov. 28, 1950, in Ranger to Clarence
Junior Cole & Janet Maxine Brawner Cole. He was a
lifelong resident of Ranger & attended Ranger High
School in the Class of 1969. In fact that is where
he met and married Miss Shirley Ann Rose (RHS-1969)
in Aug. of 1969.
Jimmy was a truck driver by trade, working for Triple
T Trucking before retirement. Once a trucker always
a trucker, as shown in his love of traveling in the
family RV to the mountains, especially to Dubois, WY.
He also loved his family and precious granddaughters.
He was a member of the Merriman Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Shirley
Cole, son; Stacy Cole and husband Brian Hewitt-Cole,
daughter; Kristi Cole, granddaughters; Josephine and
Jacqueline Cole, brother; Jerry Cole (RHS-1963) and
wife Ann Cole. He was preceded in death by his parents,
Clarence & Maxine Cole.