|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1933|
|Death: ||May 28, 2014|
Ned Hiram Cole, 80, of Rushville, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Major Hospital in Shelbyville.
He was born August 6, 1933, in Shelby County, the son of Hiram B. and Mildred Pearl (Benefiel) Cole. On December 1, 1968, he married his wife of 43 years, Janet Ann Marshall Lawson, and she preceded him in death on June 16, 2012.
Survivors include his son, Terry A. Cole of Rushville; stepson, Mark S. Lawson and wife, Veronica of Charlestown; sisters, Betty A. Larrabee and husband, Gene of Shelbyville and Millie Jean Boring and husband, Jan of Northville, Michigan; sister-in-law, Wanda Cole of Greenfield; grandchildren, Tyler Cole and wife, Tabitha of Shelbyville and Tara Cole of Waldron; stepgrandson, Joshua S. Lawson and wife, Melodie of San Antonio, Texas; and five great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; sister, Rosemary Dineff; and a brother, Ricky Dean Cole.
Ned graduated from Morristown High School in 1951.
He was a veteran of the US Army, serving from 1954 to 1956, in Europe and Korea.
Ned was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Shelby County and the Eagles Lodge. He retired from Naval Avionics in 1990, as a machine inspector.
Freeman Family Funeral Homes
Hiram B. Cole (1904 - 1962)
Mildred Pearl Benefiel Cole Beaman (1909 - 1995)
Rosemary Cole Dineff (1931 - 1970)*
Ned Hiram Cole (1933 - 2014)
Created by: John Hostetler
Record added: May 29, 2014
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