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William Charles Cole (W.C.)

September 5, 1934 — July 3, 2022

William Charles Cole (W.C.)

William Charles Cole (W.C.), 87, of Kingsport, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 3, 2022 after a lengthy illness.  

He had never met a stranger and was known by many as the candy man.   He loved the Lord and was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church. 

William was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Linda Cole; parents, Ben (Dutch) and Janie Cole; brothers, L.B. Cole and Jim Cole; sisters, Lois Duncan and Ruth Morgan; daughter-in-law, Anita Cole; twin granddaughters, Alyssa and Alexis Cole. 

Mr. Cole is survived by his sons, Tim Cole and wife Pat, Richard Cole and wife Susan, and Daniel Cole; daughter, Denise Pullon and husband Tim; grandchildren, Jason, Erik, Caitlin, Anna, and John Cole and Brooke Pullon; great-grandchildren, Wil and Lexi Cole; brother, Larry Cole and wife Janie; a special sisters-in-law, Dorothy (Dot) Blair and Helen Cole; and several nieces and nephews. 

Special thanks to The Waters of Bristol, especially Heather Worley, his favorite nurse. 

The family will receive friends from 4:00pm – 6:00pm on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Sunnyside Baptist Church.  A service will follow with Dr. Bill Sims and Pastor Bob Ferguson officiating. A graveside service will take place at 10:00am on Friday, July 8, 2022 at East Lawn Memorial Park.  Military graveside rites will be presented by the American Legion 3/265.  

In lieu of flowers, monetary contributions may be made to Sunnyside Baptist Church’s Meals on Wheels program, 406 Cooks Valley Road, Kingsport, TN 37664. 

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Thursday, July 7, 2022

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Friday, July 8, 2022

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