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John Alonzo Cole

June 13, 1953 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old

John Cole Obituary

John Alonzo Cole, 70, of Newburg, passed peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 9, 2024. He was born June 13, 1953, in Morgantown, son of the late William Beryl (Bill Cole) and Marie (Thompson) Cole. His wife of 48 years, Regina Ann (Crew) Cole survives.

John was a 1972 graduate of Valley High School. His passion for cars brought him to his career as an auto body technician for Larry Smith Buick, in Morgantown. From the age of 16, John was a member of the Reedsville Volunteer Fire Department, where he loved serving his community. John was also a member of the United Methodist Church. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Courtney Leigh (Cole) Scotchel and husband Louis A Scotchel, Jr.; three grandchildren, Hunter Michael McCloud, Louis Alonzo Scotchel, and Axton Cole Scotchel; two sisters in-law, Caroyl Massullo and husband Marc Massullo, and Cheryl Callen and husband Michael Callen; two nieces, Ashley Tomaszewski and husband Jonathan, and Sarah Massullo and finance Cody Taylor; and two nephews, Anthony Massullo and Jonathan Massullo.

Friends may call at Morgan Funeral Home, 13411 Veterans Memorial Highway, Reedsville, WV on Thursday, March 14th from 4-7pm, and Friday from 12 noon until the funeral hour. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home, on Friday, March 15th at 2pm, with Rev. David D. Spence and Rev. Clinton Atkins officiating. There will be a private inurnment at the Fletcher Cemetery at Cheat Neck, WV.

The Cole family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of Mon General Hospital and Amedisys Hospice. Your excellent care is unsurpassed, and your kind compassion will not be forgotten. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Reedsville Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 248, Reedsville, WV 26547.

Morgan Funeral Home is honored to serve John’s family.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 14, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Morgan Funeral Home
13411 Veterans Memorial Highway
Reedsville, WV 26547

Visitation
Friday
March 15, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Morgan Funeral Home
13411 Veterans Memorial Highway
Reedsville, WV 26547

Funeral Service
Friday
March 15, 2024

2:00 PM
Morgan Funeral Home
13411 Veterans Memorial Highway
Reedsville, WV 26547

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