Gary J. Cole

October 6, 1944 - September 29, 2021

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Saturday, October 16, 2021
1:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
Willard, Ohio

Gary J. Cole, age 76, of Plymouth, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Lorain, OH. He was born on October 6, 1944, in Boston, MA, to the late Charles Kendall and Ruth (Sylvester) Cole. Gary was a truck driver and diesel mechanic. He loved RC airplanes and submarines, his trucks and going to car shows, and joking and tricking people. He was a jack of all trades and could do anything he wanted to.

He is survived by his children, Richard (Susan) Cole of TX, John Cole of TX, Jessica Frazier of OH and Lenora Williams of KS; many grandchildren and many nieces.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Secor Funeral Home at 1:00 PM. Burial will take place at a later date at Kansas Veterans Cemetery in Winfield, Kansas. Online condolences may be made to Gary's family by visiting


Fred Harvey - Oct 21, 2021
Gary was always a good and loyal friend! I missed him when he left Kansas and I miss him even more now. God Bless, Gary.
Kali Hansen - Oct 5, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Hugs to Jessica and Lenora. šŸ’”šŸ’•
Stephen Daugherty - Oct 4, 2021
Thoughts and prayers with the family. Worked with Gary aka Rattler many years ago as a driver. Great guy and good friend.
Renee Cole - Oct 4, 2021
Uncle Gary, you will be missed! Richard, John, Jessica and Lenora, Iā€™m so sorry for your loss. I love you all. He will live forever in our hearts and in our memories.
Kathy & Lane - Oct 4, 2021
We're so very sorry. May your family find some peace that his suffering is now over.
Marilyn and Paul Campbell - Oct 4, 2021
Sorry to hear of his passing Condolences to all of the family especially Lenora and Jessica.