Official Obituary of

Arthur D. Cole

1958 ~ 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Arthur Cole Obituary

Arthur Cole, affectionately known as “Butch,” was born in Houston, Texas. He was born 3rd out of five children. As a young boy, Arthur attended A.B. Anderson Elementary, Charles Richard Drew Junior High, and George Washington Carver Senior High. He participated in football and basketball and was a great athlete.

Arthur accepted God early in his life and rededicated his life to spreading God’s Word. He was a Deacon before becoming an ordained minister at Greater Rising Star Baptist Church in Eagle Lake, TX in 1988.

After working for over 20 years as a paralegal, Arthur became a licensed welder and truck driver. 

Arthur was a caring father, brother, son, cousin, grandfather, brother-in-law, and friend. He enjoyed reading, preaching, cooking, gardening, and fishing.

He leaves to mourn his wife, Mary Etta; stepson, Melquin; three grandchildren: Markesha, Deja, and Avant; eight great-grandchildren: Jakerah, Johari, Azura, Josiah, Makiaya, Akeem, Dallas, and D'troit; one brother, Dennis (Melanie); one sister, Denise; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

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Celebration of Life
April 6, 2024

1:00 PM
Ben Davis Funeral Home
931 Preston Street
Columbus, TX 78934

April 6, 2024

3:00 PM
Alleyton Cemetery
FM 102
Alleyton, TX 78935


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