July 3, 2003
CLIFTON REID ‘PORKY’ COLE
HAMPTON – Clifton Reid “Porky” Cole, 60, died Tuesday, July 1, 2003. A lifelong resident of Hampton, he was the owner of Cole Electric for many years.
Mr. Cole was a life member of the Buckroe Beach Volunteer Fire Company and the Buckroe Beach Rescue Squad.
He was also a member of Fox Hill First United Methodist Church and Monitor Lodge #197 AF&AM.
Mr. Cole was the devoted father of Mark J. Cole of Hampton.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, July 4, in Clark Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.
The family requests that memorial donations be sent to the Buckroe Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, 2412 E. Pembroke Ave., Hampton 23664.