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Johnny Ward Cole

April 5, 1938 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 82)


Mr. Johnny Cole, 82 of the Post Oak Community in Rockwood passed away December 25, 2020 at his home with his daughters by his side.  Johnny was a member of Childs Memorial Baptist Church, and a member of South Harriman Alumni Association.  He retired with 50 plus years of service with TDOT.  Johnny was a founding member of Roane County Amateur Radio Club.  KA4QYI is now a silent key.


He is preceded in death by wife of 62 years: Darla Smith Cole.

Parents: Clio Cole and Dorthy McAlpin Cole Armour.

Grandson: Cole Heide.

Special Cousin: Tom McAlpin.


He is survived by his two daughters and son-in-law: Joni & Mike Mann, and Jill Cole and her special friend Paul Margrave.

Grandson: Barret and his wife Jericka Mann.

Special cousin: Naomi White.

And nieces, nephews, and many friends.


The family met at 2:00 PM on Wednesday December 30, 2020 at Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood for graveside services with Bro. Don Long officiating.


Davis Funeral Home, Harriman, is honored to serve the Cole family.

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Graveside Service
December 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood

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