Samuel Thornton Cole, 82, of White Sulphur Springs passed away on February 10, 2024 at his residence with family by his side.
Sam was born May 21, 1941 in White Sulphur Springs and was the son of the late Thornton Eugene and Agnes Emma Fogus Cole.
He was a mason and general mechanic for WesVaCo in Covington, VA. He was an excellent golfer and basketball player. Sam was a very giving person to numerous people, all the while not wishing for any recognition for his charitable ways.
Preceding Sam in death other than his parents was a grandson Samuel Simms and a brother Doug Cole.
Those left to cherish his memories are his daughter Tina Simms (Dale) of White Sulphur Springs; his son Michael Kevin Cole of White Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Laela Feury (Elby), Daniel Simms (Jessica), Michael T. Cole and Summers Cole; step children Terri Lockhart (Greg) of White Sulphur Springs, Tom Watkins (Tina) of White Sulphur Springs and Frank Watkins (Cheryl) of Lewisburg; step grandchildren Brandon, Lauren, Matthew, Ellen and Jimmy and 9 step great grandchildren.
A memorial service for Sam Cole will be held on Thursday February 15, 2024 at 2:30 PM at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs with Rev. Bobby McClintic officiating.
The family will receive their family and friends from 1:30 PM until time of services on Thursday at the funeral home.