March 26, 1937 ~ January 22, 2023
Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Arden , NC
Gene Arnold Cole, 85, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023 after a short battle with liver cancer.
Mr. Cole was born in Buncombe County to the late William and Eva Miller Cole. He was also preceded in death by his significant other Pat Williams; a daughter, Terry Cole Grant; two sisters, Ruth Calabrese and Betty Sorrells and a brother, Joe Cole.
Gene was a former Truck Driver with Biltmore Dairy. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Elks Lodge in Hendersonville.
He is survived by his two children, Eric Cole (Naomi) and Tammy Cole McKenzie (Dwayne); four brothers, Herb Cole (Jean), Dale Cole (Jesse), Mack Cole and David Cole; three sisters, Monica Smith, Gloria Kennedy (Chuck) and Obera Currin; four grandchildren, Cole McKenzie, Kyle McKenzie, Gabriel Cole and Grayson Cole and five great grandchildren, Donovan McKenzie, Reece McKenzie, Kylee McKenzie, Zeek McKenzie and Evee McKenzie.
No services are planned.