Charles Cole Jr.

January 20, 1931 - October 7, 2022

01/20/1931 - 10/07/2022

Past Services

Celebration of Life
Saturday November 12, 2022
2:00 pm

Additional Information:

Windsor Meade Community of Williamsburg

3900 Windsor Hall Drive, Williamsburg, VA

Charles Arnold Cole Jr. (Arnie), 91 of Williamsburg, VA died on October 7, 2022 of congestive heart failure. He was holding his wife’s hand when he passed away. He was born in Abington, PA to Erma and Charles Arnold Cole. He was a proud serving member of the Army in Korea. He attended Penn State University, class of 1957, where he was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration.
In 1958 Arnie married Nancy Bell Scarlett. They lived in Montclair, NJ until 1973 when they moved to Simsbury, Ct. Arnie and Nancy lived in Simsbury until 2003 when they moved to Westerly RI. Arnie volunteered for many years at Westerly Hospital.
Arnie loved good jokes, parties and Penn State football games. He was a good man, always helping others particularly his family members. He also had numerous friends and did a great job of staying in touch with old friends. He enjoyed golf for many years and even more loved his lawns looking like a golf green.
He worked as a loyal and devoted senior territory manager for the Ortho division of Johnson and Johnson for 33 years.
Arnie’s memory is cherished by his loving wife, Nancy, son Charles Arnold Cole III (Chuck) and his wife Bonnie and Linda Cole Reid and her husband Martin. He also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren, Charles A. Cole IV, Elizabeth Scarlett Bowen and Sarah Nicole Bowen. He had one great grandchild, son of Charles, Rowan Cole. A celebration of life will be at WindsorMeade in Williamsburg on Nov.12 at 2:00. Please consider a donation to the charity of your choice in Arnie’s honor if you are so moved. Arrangements are in the care of Bucktrout Funeral Home.

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Kris Edmonds
1 month ago

I just saw this notice. I truly enjoyed working with Mr. Cole in therapy when Travis and I were at Windsor Meade. Such a gentleman he was! My thoughts and prayers of comfort are with you all.

Rose F
1 month ago

Praying for Gods comfort and healing Cole family! Mr Cole was such a sweet man that always put a smile not only on my face but our office. God bless You, Rose

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 month ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Charles Arnold Cole Jr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Charles Arnold Cole Jr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †