Richard Douglas Cole

18 November, 193217 November, 2020

Richard Douglas (Doug) Cole, born November 18, 1932, a career employee with The State of Alabama and resident of Montgomery, AL, died after a brief illness on November 18, 2020, peacefully at his residence on his birthday at the age of 88,

Doug was preceded in death by his parents Henry H. Cole and Velma Rogers Cole, sister Matilda Graham.

Doug is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Joyce Pemberton Cole and his son Richard D. Cole, II (Lorri). Two Brothers, Horace Cole, Jimmy Cole (Donna) and sister Francis Moody. Grandsons, Richard D. (Trey) Cole III (Laddavone), Will Roberts and Granddaughter Cameron Cole Bohannon (Phillip). Great Granddaughters Rylie Cole and Tinsley Bohannon.

Doug enjoyed family, his church family (Eastern Hills Baptist) and his Department of Public Safety friends. He always enjoyed conversations with friends and family, He also cherished family gatherings.

A private family service will be held.


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Harold Hammond

November 21, 2020

Doug committed his life to public service and will be remembered for his visionary efforts to bring the Driver License Division at DPS into the 21st Century. As a co-worker, we treasure his friendship and that of his family and his dedicated service to the citizens of Alabama.

Shelby Quincey

November 20, 2020

I'm so very sorry to hear this. Prayers for Ms. Joyce and Richard, family and friends 🙏❤