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January 11, 2023 - 00:00
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Don E. Cole, age 73, of Bandera, Texas, went to be with the Lord on January 6, 2023. He was born in Post, Texas to J.B. Cole and Sarah Adams Cole on October 8, 1949.

Don E. graduated from Post High school in 1969. He went on to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University. He worked as an Engineer for companies such as SerfCo and Lewis among others. He married Brenda on February 13, 1993, before partnering to form Blackbrush Oil and Gas. He worked and mentored at Blackbrush for a handful of years before retiring to Bandera to spend more time with Brenda and his family.

He served as a deacon of First Baptist Church in Center Point, Texas.

He was preceded in death by father, J.B. Cole; mother, Sarah Adams Cole; and daughter, Kacy Cole Glassinger.

Survivors include wife, Brenda Simons Cole; children, Chea Cole, Clint Hollis and Christy Hollis Frank; grandchildren, Emory and Camden Glassinger, Sara Hollis Gray, Tommy, Justin, and Andrew Hollis, Clayton, Benjamin, and Wesley Frank; great-grandchildren, Kayson and Jerold Gray, Isaac, Mason, and Judiah Hollis; and son-in-law, Steve Glassinger.

A memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Friday January 13, 2023 in the Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville, Texas with Brother Mike Herrington officiating.

Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association at

Condolences may be sent at www.grimesfuneralchapels. com.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.