11/6/2019 12:15:00 PM Billy J. Cole, 80, Voss & Sons Funeral Service
Billy J. Cole, 80, of Seymour died at his home Saturday, November 2, 2019.
Funeral services were at Voss & Sons Funeral Service Wednesday, November 6, 2019, with Rev. Steve Greene officiating. Entombment followed at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.
Mr. Cole was a graduate of Cortland High School and worked for Amoco-Silgan for over 40 years. He was an honorary lifetime member of SIMRA. He enjoyed playing games on the computer, word search puzzles, fishing, hunting, wood carving, photography and being with his friends at the monthly model train meetings. Mr. Cole loved cats and dogs, being in nature, and watching his bird and squirrel feeders.
Born in Surprise, Mr. Cole was the son of Harrison John and Eva Dietz Cole. He married Beverly Ferry August 11, 1961 at Seymour Christian Church and she survives.
In addition to his wife, survivors include his children, Robin (Ted) Clark and Kevin (Maria) Cole; grandchildren, Janissa (Ben Taylor) Cole, Jordan Cole, and Eva (John) Bateman; four great-grandchildren, Harrison Taylor, Liam Taylor, and Jack and Clark Bateman; and sister, Sharon Borden.
Mr. Cole was was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Janet "Sue" Williams.
Memorials may be written to Red Sky Rescue or charity of choice, in care of the funeral home.