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Bruce A. "Burt" "Sugar Bear" Cole

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1 of 13 | Posted by: ~ - OH

“To all thanks for everything he was my world and i miss him a hole lot and would give everything up to have him at my side right now i love you dad...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: daniel cole - west manchester, OH

“Sugar Bear will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prays are with his family at this difficult time. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy Buchanan Renner - eaton, OH

“Im so sorry for your loss. Sugar Bear was a wonderful man and he wil be missed dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with you!! God bless You all. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Angel Donohoo - OH

“will keep all the good times close that we had with the hot rod cars and the long nites hanging out at the parkview --never met anybody that didnt...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: dan brubaker - richmond ind., IN

“Bruce, Pam, Garry White, Pat Washington, Mike Wellman and myself along with so many others spent many good times at the farm outside West Alex. We'd...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Dallas "Skip" Conner - Dayton , OH

“Hey Bear!! I will surely miss you! I'm sure you are in a better place! Tell Jeff I said Hi. Love you man. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Jim Hannah - Lewisburg, OH

“There is no "BIG SAUSAGE" sign, so I guess this one has got to do!!!!!!! To all who knew & loved Sugar Bear, our hearts are sadden with his...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Brenda Z. Gullickson - Lewisurg, OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. Sugar Bear was a good soul. We sure had a lot of good times together. He will be missed by many. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Tom & Linda Montgomery - Eaton, OH

“To Burt's family: We are keeping you all in our prayers. We ask God to give you comfort and peace during this time. Burt was a happy soul. We...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Marv Manning & Cheryl Manning - OH

“To the family of (Sugar Bear); We are so sorry to read about Burt's passing. We have known Burt for around 40 years, and always enjoyed...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Art & Phyllis Smith - Eaton, OH

“I will always remember you and misss you. The kids miss you very much.... ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Cole - West Manchester, OH

“We were so sad to hear of Sugar Bears passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Steve & Sandy Favorite - Eaton, OH


Bruce A. "Burt" "Sugar Bear" Cole, age 60, of Eldorado, OH, passed away Friday morning March 9, 2012 with his family by his side. A son of Jack E. & Sarah Jane (Ward) Cole, Bruce worked for 26 years as a truck driver for C.A. Shindeldecker & Sons. He is preceded in death by his father Jack Cole in 2009.

Survived by children Heather Reynolds-Banis of New Madison, OH; and son Daniel Cole of West Manchester, OH: grandchildren Ashley, Mike, Courtney, Katherine, Lauren, Ethan, Ricky, Peyton and Cody: mother Sarah Jane Cole of Greenville, OH: and sister Pam Hoop of Arcanum, OH.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at the Robert L. Crooks Funeral Center at Preble Memory Gardens - 3377 US Rt. 35 - West Alexandria, OH. Pastor Elbert Sorrell presiding. Friends may call on the family from 5:00 - 8:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment Sugar Grove Cemetery.