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1954 Donald 2021

Donald Cole

December 12, 1954 — November 25, 2021

DONALD "DONNIE" WAYNE COLE WAS BORN ON DECEMBER 12,1954 TO JOHNNIE COLE AND WILLIE MAE COLE IN MARLIN, TEXAS.

HE RECEIVED HIS HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN 1973 FROM THE MARLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT.

DONALD LOVED TO LISTEN TO MUSIC, WOOD WORKING, CARPENTRY & FLOORING. BY TRADE HE WAS A SUCKER ROD INSPECTOR FOR RODCO INC. OUT OF ODESSA, TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA. HE CONTINUED HIS CAREER AS A MAINTENANCE PROFESSIONAL WITH THE WACO TRIBUNE HERALD. HlS MOST CHERISHED GIFTS WERE HIS CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN. YOU COULD ALWAYS COUNT ON HIM TO PROVIDE YOU WITH A GOOD LAUGH. ANYONE THAT HAD THE PLEASURE OF KNOWING HIM, KNEW HIM BY HIS FAVORITE SAYING, "IM A PLAYA FROM THE Himalaya".

DONALD WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS MOTHER; WILLIE MAE JONES, FATHER(S); JOHNNIE COLE & TOM JONES; SISTER; LINDA K. PRINCE; BROTHER; LARRY COLE, SON; QUENION DEWAYNE COLE.

TO CHERISH HIS LOVING MEMORY, DONALD IS SURVIVED BY HIS CHILDREN; DACIA HIGHTOWER (SHELDON) OF GALLATIN, TN, CYRUS  "SCOOTER" COLE SR. OF ATLANTA, GA, DONALD WAYNE "DJ" COLE JR. OF WACO, Tx, GRANDSON; JORDAN COLE (ABIGAIL), JADEN COLE, NEHEMIAH COLE, CYRUS "CJ" COLE JR„ NOAH COLE, BROTHER; JAMES COLE OF COLLEGE STATION, TX, GREG COLE OF OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, SISTERS; SHERLEY TAYLOR AND GLORIA CALICUTT (MORRS) BOTH OF ODESSA, TX, GRANDDAUGHTERS; ALEXIS HIGHTOWER, MADISON HIGHTOWER, NAKYLA COLE , MIA COLE, IMANI COLE, GREAT-GRANDAUGHTERS; ROSELIE GRACE COLE, ADELINE CHRISTINE COLE, CHARLOTTEE RAE COLE, GRAGRANDSON; AUGUST DeWAYNE COLE, SPECIAL NEPHEWS DEMETRIC COLE AND ANTHONY TAYLOR SR., AND A HOST OF AUNTS, UNCLES, COUSINS, AND FRIENDS.

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