James B. Cole 1933-2019 | Obituary | St. Joseph Mo

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James “Jim” B. Cole, 86, of St. Joseph, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.

He was born on Oct. 6, 1933, to Clarence “Thomas” and Rena (Duncan) Cole, in Amazonia, Missouri.

Jim married Donna Henderson, in Amazonia, on Oct. 3, 1952. Jim and Donna were married for 66 years, before her passing in 2018.

Jim and Donna had two children, James Dalton Cole and Brenda Jean Cole.

Jim was a production superintendent for St. Joseph Water Company (Missouri American Water) for 36 years.

He was a member of the American Legion Post #287, in Savannah, the Lions Club, a 32nd Degree Mason, a Boy Scout leader and was very proud of his service in the U.S. Navy.

He enjoyed traveling with his wife, cruises and visiting multiple coastlines.

He had the most patient and kind heart, and was a friend to everyone that he met. He had a great sense of humor and loved telling jokes.

Jim is survived by: his son, James Cole (Elizabeth), Troy, Kansas; granddaughters, Andrea Jean Cole and Ashley Jane Cole; brother, Clarence E. Cole; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; wife, Donna; and daughter, Brenda Jean Cole.

Memorial donations may be made to: Noyes Home for Children, YWCA or the Alzheimer’s Association.