Paul Cole, 70, of Monticello, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at his home.
He was born January 9, 1947 in Nottingham, England.
Mr. Cole was a retired Sgt. Major in the United State Army who served 23 years, including the Vietnam era. He was a supporter of the military. Serving in the military was his life. He served as a combat medic who saved many lives.
Mr. Cole was a world traveler who left the United Kingdom at the age of 16, before going to Canada where he met his wife. He was a very private person and his greatest passion was his cars.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Cannon Cole of Monticello; a son, Kevin Cole and wife Courtney of Orillia, Canada; a grandson, Isaiah Russell, and a granddaughter, Savannah Cole, both of Orillia, Canada; and three brothers, Kevin, Brian and Peter Cole of the United Kingdom.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.