Donald Lee Cole

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Donald Lee Cole of Heavener, Oklahoma was born January 21, 1947 in Asher, Oklahoma to Lark Andrew and Mirt (O’Neal) Cole and passed away January 3, 2021 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age of 73.

He is survived by:

Two sons:

Tim Cole of Heavener, Oklahoma

Paul Cole of Poteau, Oklahoma

One step-daughter:

Doreen Cotter and husband Anthony of Cameron, Oklahoma

One step-son:

Haydon Massey of Mobile, Alabama

Two brothers:

Bob Cole and wife Loretta of Asher, Oklahoma

Wayne Cole and friend Shelly Jones of Blanchard, Oklahoma

Two grandchildren:

Andrew Hawkes and Jaxon Cole

Two step-grandchildren:

Jamie Lloyd and Jerri Dawn Hildebrant

Two great-grandchildren:

Atlas Lee Martin and Alice Elise Hawkes

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Beulah Harvey and Ellen Rollings. Don was a long-time resident of the area and a retired equipment operator for the LeFlore County District #3 Highway Department in Heavener, Oklahoma. He loved hunting, especially when he was hunting with his dogs. Don also enjoyed visiting with his family and friends.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bruce Herion officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. View Cemetery in the Glendale Community under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: Andrew Hawkes, Tony Canada, Koby Whiteis, Lance Smith, Haydon Massey, and Jamie Lloyd

Viewing will be from 8:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., Thursday, 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, and 8:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. The family will visit with friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday.

To sign Mr. Cole’s online guestbook, please visit


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