Peyton Douglas Cole

July 17, 1985August 4, 2018

Funeral service for Peyton Douglas Cole 33, will be 1:00 pm, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Brother Jerry Irwin and Carlos Payne officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until service time, burial to follow at Highland Cemetery in Piedmont. Survivors include his son, Wyatt Gray; step-daughter Ryleigh Smith; mother, Donna Cole; father Byron Cole; grandparents, Donald Lee and Carol Crumley, and Ellen Cole. Mr. Cole is preceded in death by his grandfather, Jerry Cole. Pallbearers are Brad Bennett, Eric Newman, Chase Withrow, Josh Kennedy, Jason Cole, and Jon Fisher. He was a dedicated friend that was always there for you. When he loved he loved deeply. He loved music and loved to play guitar. He was an artist and could draw anything. He was avid North Carolina Tarhill fan. Peyton was a loving son and father who will be greatly missed by all who loved him, and above all else his greatest love was his son, Wyatt.


  • Wyatt Gray, Son
  • Ryleigh Smith, Step-daughter
  • Donna Cole, Mother
  • Byron Cole, Father
  • Carol Crumley, Grandmother
  • Donald Lee Crumley, Grandfather
  • Ellen Cole, Grandmother
  • Jerry Cole, Grandfather


  • Visitation Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Peyton Douglas Cole

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Bobby & Lisa Hunter

August 10, 2018

Donna; Byron & family: Our thoughts have been with you, and we will be praying for you daily in the months ahead. We are so sorry that we were not able to see you in person. Our memories of Peyton and the fun times watching him grow up in school and at the ball fields were such precious times. Your parental love & pride watching him grow over the years is etched in our memories; getting to share in those happy times with you will always be very special to us. Our hearts are so heavy for what you must be feeling right now. With much love. Bobby & Lisa Hunter

Deborah Hall (Aunt)

August 7, 2018

Peyton was my most loving nephew. He always told me that he loved me. There was always time for a hug and a smile. He never hugged me without saying"Aunt Deborah you smell so nice because he loved the cologne that I wear".