"Because he lives, I can face tomorrow
Because he lives, All fear is gone
Because I know he holds the future
And life is worth the living
Just because he lives"
Hercules Cole was called to be with his Heavenly Father March 13, 2018 at his lovely home.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday,March 20, 2018 at Holy Trinity Community Church at 1:00 p.m. A visitation will be held on Monday,March 19, 2018 at Stallings Funeral Home,Elizabeth City from 5 to 8 p.m. Mr. Cole was a member of Holy Trinity Community Church and was on the Trustee Board. He retired as a Longshoreman. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and going to church. He was a loving father and grandfather.
Mr. Cole was the son of the late Soloman Cole and Annie Brooks Cole, and the widower of Katherine Brooks Cole. He was also predeceased by a son Glenn Cole. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Parker, Jeraldine Gregory and Finis Funches (Sylvester); three sons, Ralph Cole (Clara), Hercules Cole, Jr. (Cassie) and Raymond Cole (Frances) ; a brother, Clayton Cole; 24 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Arrangements are with Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City NC.