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Leonard "Slim" L. Cole

April 20, 1924 — May 2, 2017

Leonard “Slim” L. Cole, age 93 of West Lebanon, IN died at 12:50 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Waters of Covington. Slim was born on April 20, 1924 in White Sulphur Springs, WV. He was the son of Lawrence and Goldie (Huffman) Cole. He previously lived in OH, MI and Tangier, IN moving to West Lebanon in 1963. He married Pauline V. Rodenizer on April 21, 1946 in Covington, VA. She preceded him on December 31, 2001. Slim served in the US Army during World War II. He worked at Harrison Steel Casting Company and most recently as a truck driver for UAP Richter. Slim was a member of the West Lebanon Church of the Nazarene and a lifetime member of the VFW Post #3318 Attica. He enjoyed hunting, camping, reading western books and watching western shows. He enjoyed spending time with all of his grandchildren. Surviving are, children, Larry Cole of West Lebanon, IN, Brenda Jasper (husband: Ron) of West Lebanon, IN, Darlene Patterson (fiancé: Tony Pearson) of West Lebanon, IN, Fay Pruitt (husband: Larry) of West Lebanon, IN, Gerald Cole (wife: Karen) of Attica, IN, and Norma Lacey of Lafayette, IN; daughter-in-law, Carla Cole of Covington, IN; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Roy Cole, Viola Cupp, Delford Cole, Lester Cole all of VA and Earlene Lewis of OH. Slim was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline, infant son, Steven Randall Cole, son, Clay Cole, son-in-law, Thomas Patterson, Sr., siblings, Wilbur Cole, Frances Rose, Cloy York, and Ireda Alderman. Visitation will be at Grady Funeral Home in Williamsport on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Services will be there in the chapel on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.. Interment will follow at West Lebanon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Lebanon Church of the Nazarene.
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Thursday, May 4, 2017

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Williamsport Chapel

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Friday, May 5, 2017

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, Williamsport, IN 47993

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Friday, May 5, 2017

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