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Lester Cole

March 4, 1940 ~ December 27, 2021 (age 81)

Obituary

Lester Cole was the fifth of eight children born to Deacon George & Mother Lucille Cole on March 4, 1940 in Wacissa, Florida. He attended the public school system in Lake County and graduated from Carver Heights High School in Leesburg, Florida. 

 

He was employed and retired from Konsler Steel (Williams Steel) and also worked for the Clermont Police Department.  He served on the Clermont City Council for many years.  During his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends!  He was a member of New Jacob’s Chapel M.B. Church, Clermont, Florida. 

 

On Monday, December 27, 2021, God peacefully summoned him home.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Deacon George & Mother Lucille Cole; brother, Ollie Cole; sisters, Zettie Cole and Mary Jones.  

 

He leaves to cherish his precious memories a devoted wife, Doreathe Cole; Children, Rodney Cole, Winona Mitchell (Roy), Matina Cole, Jason Cole; Three sisters, Mattie Collins, Celestine Wilder (Sherman), Cornelia Smith (James); One brother, Devon “Pete” Cole; Eight grandchildren, Ashley, Quinton, Veronica, Tiffany, Chaya, Christopher, Jonathan, Austin; six greatgrandchildren; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and sorrowing friends.  

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Services

Viewing
Friday
December 31, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
New Jacob's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
410 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711

Funeral Service
Friday
December 31, 2021

1:00 PM
New Jacob's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
410 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711

Interment following funeral service
Friday
December 31, 2021

Oak Hill Cemetery
801 East Avenue
Clermont, Florida 34711

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