Robert W. Cole

December 11, 1940 - January 29, 2019

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
202 West Maple Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
5:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
202 West Maple Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Robert W. Cole, age 78 of Willard, Ohio passed away at the St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio following a sudden illness. He was born December 11, 1940 in Galion, Ohio to the late Grover and Laura Alice (Christman) Cole. He retired from R.R. Donnelley and Sons in Willard. He was a member of the Willard Moose and a former member of the Willard American Legion. He enjoyed taking care of his lawn and formerly worked on lawn mowers and small engines.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol (Warfel) Cole; son, Charles C. (Stephanie) Cole of Norcross, GA; daughter, Cassie (Gary) Kuhn of Willard; 2 grandchildren, Meredith Cole of Buffalo, NY and Andrew Cole of Atlanta, GA; 2 step-grandchildren, Lori Adams of Huron and Jenny Robinson of New Haven; siblings, Raymond (Nancy) Cole of Galion, Jeri (Mark) Fisher of Galion and Miriam Watson of Apopka, FL; many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Laura Cole.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard where the memorial service will be Wednesday at 5:00 P.M., with Pastor Theresa Carter officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church in Willard. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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Trudy Johnson - Jul 8, 2019
God bless you all. May he rest in the always loving never leaving nor forsaking tender arms of our savior! King Jesus!
Jim & Kelley Busch - Feb 6, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you. Jim, Kelley and Jack Busch
William "Billy" Busch - Feb 3, 2019
Aunt Carol, Chris and Cassie, please accept our sincere and heartfelt condolences upon Uncle Bob's passing. I have the fondest memories of weekends and holidays spent beside the pool at our home in Ashland, as well as those halcyon days spent at the beach at Holiday Lakes. God bless you all; Uncle Bob, rest in blessed peace. W/sincerest regard, Bill, Tasha and Katy Busch.
Pam Milligan - Feb 1, 2019
Carol and family, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort for all.
DENIS & ROBERTA RAPP - Feb 1, 2019
Carol & Cassie & families our deepest sympathies. I always enjoyed seeing Robert when I was working. May God give you comfort & peace. God Bless
Gerri Vesterman - Feb 1, 2019
Carol, Cassie and families, very sorry for your loss. Prayers to all.
Janet Hines - Feb 1, 2019
Carol, Cassie and family. So very sorry to hear about your loss. Cherish your memories and may you find peace and strength in the coming days.
Penny Howell - Feb 1, 2019
Cassie I was so sorry to hear of your dad passing away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Gary. Hugs to you. Please give your moma big hug for me , she will always be a special friend. Focus on all the good memories it is what keeps them close in our heart. Love and prayers Penny And Gordon
Ned and Cheri Peddicord - Feb 1, 2019
Dear Carol, Cassie and Chris, We want to express our deepest sympathy to your family. May the wonderful memories you have of your loved one help you during this sad time.
Rick Zigman - Jan 31, 2019
Chris, Mrs Cole and Cassie, I am sorry for your loss. Prayers, Ziggy
Bob and Linda Alfrey - Jan 31, 2019
Sending our condolences. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.