Thomas D. Cole, age 69 of Salem, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 9:29 pm, in the Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin, Indiana.
Born May 11, 1953 in Salem, Indiana, he was the son of the late David and Jennie (Carter) Cole.
He was a life resident of Washington County, graduated from West Washington High School and was a member of the National Rifle Association.
He was a former employee of the old Smith Cabinet Factory in Salem and the old Chair Company in Paoli and for the last 20 years he worked on his family's farm.
Son: Curtis "Jake" Cole of Needham, Indiana; Daughter: Kristie Schmidt of Jeffersonville; 2 Sisters: Jeanetta Cole and Janet Cole, both of Salem and 2 grandsons.
He was preceded in death by siblings: Robert Cole Sr., Jerolyn Bogard, Jocelyn Snyder and Judy Horine.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Friday and Noon to 2 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 2:00 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Pastor Frank Finney officiating. Interment and Committal Service will follow at Cole Hollow Cemetery near Campbellsburg.
The Family Requests Donations to:
American Cancer Society
C/O Jeanette Nolan
945 North Rush Creek Road
Salem, Indiana 47167
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