In memory of
Bradford L. Cole
Bradford "Brad" L. Cole, 81, March 30, 2021, of Homewood IL, formerly of
Chicago, beloved husband of Carmen Cole, nee Lopez; loving stepfather of
Carmen B. Vargas and Luis A. (Sonia) Vargas, Jr; cherished grandfather of
Melissa (Francisco) Montes, Roxanne Gomez, Lino Vargas, Lisette Vargas,
Victoria Vargas, and his grand-puppies, Bruno and Brewski a.k.a. "Hondo." He
was preceded in death by his parents Claude and Marcella McEndre Cole, his
very dear father-in-law, his fellow Army Comrade, Alex Lopez, and his
treasured dog, Ali.
Bradford L. Cole served his country proudly in the 101st Airborne division
of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Brad was an avid
enthusiast of antique cars and enjoyed swimming. He prided himself on being
well dressed and loved spending time with his family and friends.
Services at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, where family and
friends will gather on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral
Service Friday, April 2, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Abraham
Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL, at 1:30 p.m.
For those attending services, PLEASE NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS FOR
MAXIMUM GATHERING: 25 PEOPLE AT A TIME AT FUNERAL HOME, 25 PEOPLE MAXIMUM AT
CEMETERY. MASKS REQUIRED.
Please visit BRADFORD COLE BOOK OF MEMORIES. To express your thoughts or
memories in the online guest book, visit www.chapelc.com
. Info., 773-581-9000.
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