Albert "Pete" Cole
Mr. Albert Fredrick "Pete" Cole, age 77 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
Born Sunday, February 24, 1935 in Dodson, Louisiana, Albert Fredrick “Pete” Cole was the CEO of Cole Oil and Tire in Winnfield, Louisiana and other businesses in the surrounding areas. He served in various leadership capacities including: the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Oil Marketers Association, the National Distributor Advisory Council for Mobil and as past Treasurer on the Louisiana Lottery Board.
Mr. Cole received the Top Performance Mobil Oil 1 for Texas and Louisiana District, Award of Merit and Recognition with Cordial Business Relations, Top 50 Distributors in the United States, numerous Integrity and Dedication Awards and other recognitions throughout his life.
Pete Cole was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Winnfield, Louisiana. He was a former member of the Lions Club. His favorite pastimes were spending time with his family and his friends. He also enjoyed swimming and traveling around the world.
He was the son of the late Ira B. Cole and the late Maudie Hutson Cole and was also preceded in death by his grandson, Brenton Cole Hubbard.
Those left to cherish his memory include his Wife of 34 years, Annetta Kirby Cole; Daughter, Kaye Pyles and husband Andy of Winnfield, LA; Daughter, Karen Hubbard and husband Brent of Winnfield, LA; Step Daughter, Sheila Casey and husband James of Chattanooga, TN; Step Daughter, Sharon Brooks and husband Larry of West Monroe, LA; Step-Son, Scott Phelps and wife Trish of Winnfield, LA; Grandchildren, Brooke Poisso, Micah Hubbard, Jourdan Jurek, Karly Hubbard, Autumn Brooks, Rebecca Taylor, Bubby Brooks, Sarah Beth Rucker, Alex Casey, Allison Phelps, Kristen Phelps and Anna Phelps; Great Grandchild, Chloe Cole Maher; Half-Sister, Peggy Zachariae; Half-Sister, Melody Ellis; and Aunt, Helen D. Cole.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Southern Funeral Home, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM , and again on Friday, July 20, 2012, at Southern Funeral Home, from 8:00 AM until time of services.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 20, 2012 at Southern Funeral Home with Dr. Calvin Phelps and Reverend Pam Crews officiating. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories, in Winnfield.
Serving the family as pallbearers will be Micah Hubbard, Brent Hubbard, Andy Pyles, Larry Brooks, Bubby Brooks, James Casey, Alex Casey.
Honorary Pallbearers will be A. B. White, Eugene Rossier, Bill Files, Charlie Bice, Tim Page, Wayne Moore, Jeremy Moore, Gary Milhollen, Ricky Blake, and Dickie Heard.