Jeffrey R. Cole, age 69, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio and formerly of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away at 3:51 a.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born in Bellefontaine January 7, 1951, to the late Russel and Ragna (Erdahl) Cole. I n addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ed and John Cole.
He is survived by three sons, Dustin (Jenni) Mobley of Logan County Ohio, Ryan (Emma) Cole of Georgia, and Lance Cole of Columbus; four grandchildren, Isabelle, Jacob, Olivia, and Camlyn; three sisters, Connie Dunnington of Lancaster, Ohio, Paula Keumpel of Rochchester, New York and Teri Cole of Kentucky; the mother of his children, Tonya Cole of Rushsylvania, Ohio and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jeff worked for Honda Manufacturing beginning at the Marysville Motorcycle Plant, then to the Marysville Auto Plant and finally at the Anna Engine Plant for a total of thirty three years of service before his retirement. He enjoyed softball, racquetball, bowling, golfing and swimming in his younger years.
Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Cole family.