Sunset Funeral Home
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Charles Lindy Cole (Jungle)

June 22, 1932 - June 2, 2019


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    Barbi Gray Thomas says

    I am so very sorry for the families loss. Mr. Cole was a wonderful neighbor my girls and I grew to love. We will miss him greatly.

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    Ruth Granderson says

    I am very sorry for your loss. Jehovah “the God of all comfort” will guard your hearts and bring you all the comfort you need – 2 Corinthians 1 3 4.

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    Jeffrey L. Cole says

    My loving Uncle Charles. You have been my Angel. Rest now, until we see each other again. Weeping may endured for a night, but JOY comes in the morning.

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Charles Lindy Cole (Jungle), 86, passed away on June 2, 2019. He was born on June 22, 1932 to John and Nellie Cole in Evansville, Indiana.

Charles was a wonderful loving dad and papaw. He loved spending time with his children and all of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Charles served his country in the United States Navy and was a Korean War Veteran. For most of his life, he worked for the railroad for L&N. He was a fireman on the railroad and later became an engineer for the railroad for over 40 years. Charles was a member of the VFW and Keck Avenue Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching westerns. His favorites were Gunsmoke, Rawhide, Bat Masterson, and Chuck Norris.

Charles is survived by his children Julia Holtz, Pastor Charles Lindy Cole II, Nancy Warner, Shirley (Jeff) Osborne, and Patricia Barr (Wayne Bourassa); his grandchildren Jamie Buchanan, JR Vaughan, Trisha (BJ) Staup-Henderson, Stacey Stinson, Stephanie Holtz, Tiffany Holtz (Katie Rakestraw), Raellen Hale, Darrell Taylor, and Scott Barr; and his great-grandchildren Jamison, Carson, Alexhia, Allison, Jace, Trinity, Laiklyn, Malaya, Kyle, Lamont, Haley, Blake, Kyson, Caine, Jada, Caleb, Kada, Matthew, Blake, Tatiana, Jonathon, and Jaden.

Charles was preceded in death by his wife Charlotte Cole; his son Danny Barr; his grandson Jessie Lee Barr; his siblings William Cole, James Cole, and Constance English; and his parents.