BENTON — Jack Lee Cole, age 82, of Benton, Ky., died Thursday, January 10, 2013, at Calvert City Convalescent Center in Calvert City, Ky.
He was a retired Lab Technician for Air Products. Mr. Cole was a member of the T.L. Jefferson Masonic Lodge No. 622.
He was a deacon at First Missionary Baptist Church.
Mr. Cole was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict.
He was the son of the late Terrel Cole and the late Thelma (Phillips) Cole.
He is survived by two daughters, Susan Thomas and husband Doug of Benton, Ky., and Cindy Watkins and husband Benny of Benton, Ky.; one sister, Judy Homer and husband John of Benton, Ky.; and four grandchildren, Cole Thomas and wife Amanda of Lone Oak, Ky., Luke Thomas of Benton, Ky., Karly Watkins and Kayla Watkins, both of Benton, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Nelle (Miller) Cole.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY.
Funeral service will be at Collier Funeral Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013, with Rev. K. Alan Miller officiating.
Interment will follow at Cole Cemetery in Benton, Ky.
Visitation will be held between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013, at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Ky.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Cole Cemetery Fund, c/o Neil Cole, 16 Bondurant Ln., Benton, KY 42025 or the First Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund, 100 W. 13th St., Benton, KY 42025.