Robert Cole, age 78 of Lonoke went to be with the Lord September 7, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Betty Cole; two children, Janie (Derrick) Grimes and Philip (Tracy) Cole; sister, Shirley Roland. He has been blessed with seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Robert was a farmer most of his life; after retiring he worked as the superintendent at Stone Links Golf Course; he also built a yard spraying business, Sure Shot Weed Control. He was a deacon at Steel Bridge Baptist Church and a member of the Gideon Organization. He was an avid golfer and loved watching his grandchildren play sports.
Robert lived a rich fun filled godly life and was loved by many. God most definitely gained a beautiful angel. He may be gone, but never forgotten.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 11, 2017 at Steel Bridge Baptist Church, 1363 Hwy 31 South in Lonoke with visitation at noon, two hours prior to service. Burial will follow at Lonoke Cemetery.
Services provided by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke. Memorials can be made to Steel Bridge Baptist Church. Online guest book, www.boydfuneralhome.net.