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Robert C. ("Billy Bob") Cole

February 25, 1948 ~ February 4, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Obituary

Robert C. “Billy Bob” Cole, age 74 of New Salem, PA passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 4th, 2023.

He was born on February 25th, 1948 in Uniontown, PA

Son of the late Robert E. and Pearl B. (Miller) Cole

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jerry Allamon

Father and mother-in-law:  Adwird and Verna Wilk

Nephew:  Colby James Cole

Bob graduated from Uniontown High School Class of 1966.  He was a Veteran of The Vietnam War, serving with The United States Army as a Medic.  Bob was a member of The New Salem Presbyterian Church.  He was an active member of The UMWA Local #1248 and was a retired coal miner from Maplecreek Mine.  Bob was an active member of The New Salem Neighborhood Watch. He enjoyed making and selling his woodwork, which led him to being the co-owner of Coles Crafts.  Bob loved camping at Rivers Edge and Yogi Bear, and the many friends that he made there.  He enjoyed watching all of the local sports teams.  Bob loved his community, playing bingo at the campground, and buying scratch-off tickets.  Anyone that knew “Pap” loved him, and he will be greatly missed.

Bob is survived by his loving wife:  Diane (Wilk) Cole

His children:  Joshua (Sarah) Cole; Jacob (Jamie) Cole; and Tammie (Timmy) Berdar.

Nine grandchildren:  Taylor (Chris); Ethan, Ty, Hunter, Jace, Wyatt, Camden, Connor, and Nolan

Brother and two sisters:  Marlene (Robert) Shaw; Jack (Melody) Cole; Janice Cole

Brother-in-law:  Robert Wilk

His beloved dog:  Buddy   

Friends will be received in the Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Thursday, February 9th from 2-4 and 6-8PM, and on Friday from 10:00AM until 11:00AM where a Funeral Service will be held with Rev. Fr. Marlon Pates officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery in Footedale,   where Full Military Honors will be accorded by The Masontown American Legion Post #423 and The Masontown V.F.W. Post #4584.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 9, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Visitation
Thursday
February 9, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Visitation
Friday
February 10, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Funeral Service
Friday
February 10, 2023

11:00 AM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

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