Thomas Cole Jr., 55, of Naylor, Missouri passed away April 29, 2017 at his home. He was born December 12, 1961 at Santa Pala, California to the late Thomas Monroe Cole Sr. and Patricia Marie “Kenny” Cole.

On May 5, 1995 at Belleville, Illinois Tom was married to Bobbie Young. She survives.

He is survived by one step son Evan and daughter Anna Marie (who he called his Angel Baby). Also surviving are two sisters; Sue Cronley and husband Bob of Afton, Missouri and Jan Petric and husband Mark of Oakville, Missouri. One uncle, Dan and aunt Joann as well as 1 sister-in-law and brother-in-law Theresa and Jim Lepold.  Niece;  Tifany Babcock and husband Steve ,  Great nieces; McKenzie Beckwith, Paige and Sidney Babcock and Mary Clair Holloway.  Nephew;  Nick Lepold andwife Ashley . Great nephews; Bobby, Brendon and  Patrick Cronley, Jacob, and Sean Petric.  Six grandchildren and one great children and one great grandchild survive.

He is preceded in death by his parents as well as one niece Dana Lepold.

Tom had served in the United States Army and worked for the Pentagon. He attended the Naylor Pentecostal Church and enjoyed horse racing, sports, St. Louis Blue hockey, St Louis Rams, whiffle ball bat-twirling the bats. Tom was a driver for FedEx.

Visitation for Tom will be Sunday ,  May 7, 2017,  starting at 10:00 a.m. in the Naylor Pentecostal church in Naylor, Missouri. The funeral following at 2:00 p.m. in the church. Burial will be in the Gum Cemetery with Donnie Fowler Officiating.