(ROANOKE) A private memorial service for Steve Cole, 73, of Roanoke will be held at a later date.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

Mr. Cole passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

Mr. Cole was born in Milltown on Sept. 27, 1947, the son of Evan and Sally Kate Abercrombie Cole. He was a member of Community Life Church and a contractor for Cole Construction.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Parmer Cole of Roanoke; daughter, Stephanie Shumpert (Jim) of Anchorage, Alaska; son, Pace Cole (Kandy) of Oneonta; three grandchildren, Charles Oakley Shumpert, Madison Alea Cole and Emma Grace Cole; and brother, Tyre Cole of Roanoke. Mr. Cole was preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Cole.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Community Life Church, P.O. BOX 381, Roanoke, AL 36274. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.