Services: Have been held.
Mr. Joseph “Joe” Jackson Cole, 58, a lineman with Xcel Energy, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.
He was born Dec. 14, 1944, in Ripple Mead, Va., to Sam and Christine Cole.
He married Hazel Tivis on Dec. 27, 1964, in Juarez, Mexico. He spent a year in the U.S. Army from 1967-1968. They came to Clovis in 1970, where Joe worked as a lineman for Xcel Energy until he fell ill. He was a member of Faith Christian Family Church.
Family members said he loved classic cars, dancing, square dancing, fishing, hunting and making Indian jewelry for his family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Cole.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jennifer (and husband, Tracy) Kimberly of Clovis and Allison (Marc) Autrey of Burlington, Iowa; his mother, Christine Cole of Roanoke, Va.; two brothers, J.D. Cole of Clovis and Bobby Cole of Portales; two sisters, Betsy Pollard of Hagarstown, Md., and Phyllis Radford of Goldbond, Va.; and two granddaughters, Delaney and Sashia Kimberly of Clovis.
Pastor Maurice Monson will officiate the services, assisted by Pastor David Swann.
Cremation will take place.
Honorary pallbearers will be classic car owners.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, care of Dorothy Nelson.
Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis is handling arrangements.