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Dale R. Cole

December 5, 1934 September 30, 2017
Dale R. Cole
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Dale R. Cole, age 82, of Eaton, OH passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at his residence. He was born December 5, 1934 in Richmond, IN to the late Delbert Red and Nola (Warner) Cole. Dale was a U.S. Air Force Veteran who served during the Korean War; was a member of the American Legion Post #215, Eaton; was a lifetime member of the Eagles Lodge, Eaton; he retired after 25 years of employment from Bridgestone Tire; he then worked 9 years as a custodian for the Eaton Community Schools; he was an avid woodworker, starting at the age of 15 at the old Hiestands Saw Mill; later in life he was employed at Precision Wood and self-employed as a wood craft maker. Dale loved to give his artistic woodwork away, nothing made him happier than to put a smile on someone’s face with his gift. He is survived by his wife Bonnie Cole of Eaton; daughter Robin (Adam Quertermous) Engle of Eaton; son Melvin (Jennifer) Edwards of Reno, NV; stepdaughter Michelle (Scott) Aten of Eaton; stepsons Roger (Elaine) Snell of Springboro, Douglas Mowen of Eaton Dane (Eva) Mowen of New Lebanon; grandsons Dustin (Amber) Engle and Matthew (Brittany) Engle; great grandchildren Jaden, Elliana and Sophia Engle; step grandchildren Chris (Jessica) Mowen, Corey (Khari) Mowen, Casey Mowen an Jordan Mowen; 4 step grandsons; brother James (Pat) Cole of Lewiston, Idaho; and special devoted canine friend “Summer”. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the funeral home with Pastor Terry Campbell officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred at Home Hospice, 7887 Washington Village Drive, Suite 350, Dayton, OH 45459 or Preble County Humane Society, PO Box 72, Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday

3

Oct

5:00 PM 10/3/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/3/2017 8:00:00 PM
Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home

226 West Main Street
Eaton, OH 45320

Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home
226 West Main Street Eaton 45320 OH
United States

Service

Wednesday

4

Oct

11:00 AM 10/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home

226 West Main Street
Eaton, OH 45320

Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home
226 West Main Street Eaton 45320 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Humane Society of Preble County

PO Box 72 Eaton, OH 45320

Kindred at Home Hospice

7887 Washington Village Drive Suite 350 Dayton, OH 45459
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