Wesley Freddie “WF” Cole, Jr., 83 of Covington, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta. Wesley was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved gardening, camping, fishing and hunting. Wesley was a man of his word who valued honesty. He was caring and loving to all he knew and had a great sense of humor. Wesley proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was born in Trenton, Mississippi to the late Wesley F., Sr. and Lottie Mae Westbrook Cole. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Wayne Cole and Charles H. Cole.
Wesley is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary Cole, children Steve (Michelle) Cole, Sandra (Bill) Cole McCollum and Mike Cole, sisters, Jane (Jeffie) Moore and Nancy (Terry) Murphy, brother, Lane Cole, grandchildren Ashley Crist, Steven Cole, Payton Luedeke and Troy Cole, and great-grandchild Meadow Crist.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with Pastor Clifton Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, January 22, 2016 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Online condolences may be left at wheelerfuneralhome.com. Wheeler Funeral Home and Crematory 11405 Brown Bridge Rd. Covington 770-786-7111.