Robert Patrick Cole, 71, of Belington, passed away at 4:43pm, Thursday, August 26, 2020 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born in Belington, April 23, 1949, a son of the late Robert Melvin and Mary Etta Delauder Cole. On January 1, 1985 he married Judith Ann Farley Cole who preceded him in death on October 11, 2017.
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Surviving are two sons, Robert John Cole and his wife Bobbi Jo, Lumberport, and James Andrew Cole, Belington, grandchildren, Jonathan Patrick Cole and his wife Monroe, Fairmont, Jordan Presley Cole, Shinnston, Shane Michael Wilhelm and his wife Vanessa, Clarksburg, Jesse Cole and fiancé Morgan, East View, Hunter Cole McGary, Lumberport, great-grandchildren, Marilynn Cole, Jessa Cole, Julianna Wilhelm, Emma Wilhelm, Holland Cole, one brother, Lloyd Roland Cole, Elkins, his former wife, Sandy Ward, and several nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by a brother, David Lee Cole.
Robert was a graduate of Philip-Barbour High School and was store manager for several convenience stores including; Save More, Super America, and Speedway. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping. He was a family man who loved all his family, but especially his beloved wife.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation services were provided. The family will receive friends at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, from 4pm until the time of the memorial service at 7pm, Friday, September 4 with Rev. Dave “Cowboy” Brown officiating. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cole family.