Obituary for Gary Dale Cole

Gary Dale Cole, age 63 of Pulaski passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

He was born September 24, 1955 in Pulaski to the late Oakley Cole and Catherine Spence Cole. He was also preceded in death by a son, Tony Richardson; one sister, Elizabeth Spence and two brothers, Buddy Cole and Ronnie Cole.

He was employed by the former Pulaski Furniture Co. and presently Ethan Allen Furniture Co., Dublin with 35 combined years of service.


His wife– Della Richardson Cole- Pulaski


Wayne Cole and wife, Teena- Pulaski

Curtis Richardson and wife, Amanda- Giles County

Samantha Cole- Pulaski


Alex Cross, Tori Cole, Brittany Cole, Matthew Cole, Ethan Wilhelm, Alana Neice, Austin Atwood, Asher Richardson and Adalyn Richardson.

Great Granddaughter- Charlotte and “one on the way”.


Glennis Cregger-Pulaski

Emily Rupe and husband, Tom- Pulaski

Funeral services will be held Sunday 2:00 p.m., July 14, 2019 in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Scott Rupe officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 12:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. before service time at the funeral home.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.