Robert “Bob” Eugene Cole, 88, of Wadsworth passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. He was born August 16, 1935 in Akron, OH to the late Myron and Arvilla Cole.
Mr. Cole was a graduate of Copley High School Class of 1953 and was the owner and operator of Pianalto Brothers Construction Co.
He enjoyed playing pool, family cookouts, road trips, his cars, country music, helping his kids with construction projects, solving Wheel of Fortune puzzles, Skyway chocolate malts and watching all of the Cleveland sports.
Preceding him in death was his brother Richard Cole.
Bob is survived by his wife Judy to whom he was married for 70 years, their children: Bob (Ricki) Cole, Bill ( Sandi) Cole, Greg (Ronda) Cole, Mark (Cris) Cole, Jill (Steve) Shoaf,Chris (Jen) Cole, 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 2 nieces and 2 nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted 12pm Saturday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth with Pastor Phil Smith officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 11am – 12 pm. Interment will be at Rose Hill Burial Park on Monday at 11am.