Raymond D. Cole

June 3, 1942 - January 18, 2021
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Raymond D. Cole age 78, of Lima passed away 8:46 a.m. Monday, January 18, 2021 at Lima Memorial. He was born June 3, 1942 in Niles, MI to the late Harley J. and Julia (Flannery) Cole. He married Carla M. Grimmett March 7, 1964 and she survives in Lima.
Ray was the owner of Cole’s Heating and Air Conditioning in Buchanan, Michigan. He had been very active with the Berrien County, Michigan 4-H as a horse leader.
Additional survivors include daughters: Angela Cole of Buchanan, MI and Ann (William) House of Harrod, OH; 2 grandchildren: Michael House and Joseph House, a great granddaughter Cali House, a sister: Beverly Herrington of Niles, MI and several nieces and nephews.
No public services will be held and online condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com. Memorial contributions may be given to Buchanan City Dog Park in Buchanan, Michigan or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Born: June 3, 1942
Died: January 18, 2021

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Al & Nancy Schuck, Berrien Springs, Michigan posted on 1/29/21

We are very sorry to hear of Ray's passing.


evelyn elaine darnell posted on 1/24/21

Dear Carla....my thoughts and prayers are with you at this moment...ray was a special friend and classmate... we rode the same old bus to school...when you feel like email me or give me a call 2696951827


Carol Neary posted on 1/21/21

My dear friend Carla, So sorry to hear about Ray's passing. He was a wonderful man and I know he will be missed a lot. Take care of yourself.


Chris Kutemeier posted on 1/21/21

Sorry for the loss to the Cole family.. Mr. Cole was always a great mentor for me and I owe a lot of my knowledge in my field to his advice and talks over the years. He was a good friend and I’ll miss his talks. Chris