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Loyd J. Cole

September 24, 1949 — December 4, 2022

Philpot

Loyd J. Cole

Loyd J. Cole, 73, of Philpot passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022, with his family by his side. The El Dorado, Arkansas native was born September 24, 1949, to the late L.D. Cole and Faye Williams Cole. Loyd’s father worked for Standard Oil and moved around to several cities while Loyd was growing up. They later settled in Illinois where Loyd graduated from Bradley University in Peoria. He moved to Owensboro where he founded the Owensboro Harbor Service providing tug-boat services on the Ohio River. Loyd is also owner of Jack Tanner Towing in Havana, Illinois. In 1985, Loyd married Carman Livingston and started the adventure of raising their family together. Aside from his work, Loyd loved the outdoors, traveling with Carman to several different countries, scuba diving, and was gifted at turning wooden bowls.  

 

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 37 years, Carman Grimmett Cole; son, Brandon Livingston (Leslie) of Providence; daughter, Vicky Livingston Payne of Philpot; grandchildren, Hannah Grace Livingston, Emma Claire Livingston, and Levi Cole Payne; step-grandchildren, Alex O’Reilly (Saxon) and Avery Head; brothers, Robert Cole (Mary) of Monroe, Ohio, Gary Cole (Liane) of Providence; sister, Diane Kressman of Prairieville, Louisiana; special cousin, Betty Ann; several nieces and nephews.

 

The memorial service will be noon Thursday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with visitation from 10:00 am until the time of service.

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Wendell Foster Center, 815 Triplett Street, P.O. Box 1668 Owensboro, KY 42303 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

 

Condolences and memories for Loyd’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.

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Thursday, December 8, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Memorial Service

Thursday, December 8, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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