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James Frank Cole

MUNFORDVILLE – James Frank Cole, 75, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at his residence. He was born March 27, 1948, in Jackson, Kentucky to the late Hargis Cole and Lizzie Baker Cole. Frank retired from Green Industries, located in Ohio. He was a collector of guns and knives, loved listening to bluegrass music, and always had time for a good joke. Frank could grow just about anything, specifically cucumbers and cantaloupes. He was always up for traveling, especially to Florida, and he loved his family more than anything. He will be dearly missed by all of his friends and family.

Survivors include his loving wife of over 50 years, Rose Caudill Cole of Munfordville; four children, Nancy Stewart of Horse Cave, Jamie Humphries of Munfordville, Frank Jr. Cole (Mary) of Horse Cave, Lisa Roark of Munfordville; five grandchildren, Alexis Cole, Christopher Clouse, Sam Stewart, Tate Roark, Nolan Roark; three brothers, Jesse Jr. Cole (Anta), Alex Cole, both of Newport, Michael Cole (Bonnie) of Jackson; two sisters, Betty Turner, Sandra Herald (Bill), both of Jackson; and a special niece, Shannon Herald.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Tiffany Cole; two brothers, Ancil Cole, Delbert Cole; and two sisters, Dora Thompson, and Stella Mae Willett.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

The funeral service for Mr. Cole will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, December 16, 2023, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Lighthouse Church Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday morning from 10:00 AM until time for the service at the funeral home. Please share your condolences with the family at

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