Bill Cole, 52

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Bill Cole, 52, Madison, Ind., died Monday, July 16, 2012 at Kentuckiana Medical Center, Clarksville, Ind.

Born Aug. 3, 1959 in Madison, Ind., he was the son of Philip Samuel Cole Jr. and Wilma Jean Morris Cole Howell.

Survivors include his wife, Melody Sims Cole, Madison, Ind; sons, Billy Cole, Jr. of Madison, Ind., Justin Richardson, Richmond, Ky.; daughters, Blaine Marie Cole, Sacramento, Calif., Amanda Cole, Columbus, Ohio, Stephanie Richardson, Madison, Ind.; six grandchildren; four brothers; one sister and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, Philip Samuel Cole Jr., mother, Wilma Jean Morris Cole Howell; step-father, John Dean Howell; twin children, William Keith II and Sarah Blythe Cole died, July 8, 1986.

Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, July 20, 2012, 10 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Madison, Ind. Father Chris Craig officiated the service.

Burial was in Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison, Ind.

The Rosary was prayed on Thursday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Full military honors were conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion and the Great Lakes U.S. Naval Ceremonial Unit.

The family requests memorials in memory of Bill to the Bill Cole Memorial Endowment, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website ar www.morgan-nay.com.