Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2008 8:44 pm The Messenger. 07.09.08 George A. Cole, 69, of Rives died July 8, 2008, at his residence. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Stanley’s Chapel Cemetery near Union City, with the Rev. Dave Reinhard officiating. There will be no visitation. White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. He was born May 19, 1939, in Warren, Pa., son of the late George Henry and Frances E. (Yeversky) Cole. He married the former Diana Rainey Oct. 9, 1964. She survives. He was a retired employee of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Union City and was a member of First Assembly of God in Martin. He was a U.S. Army veteran and had been a paratrooper while serving in Korea and at other posts. Survivors also include his son, Brian Cole of Rives; his daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Randy Davis of Troy; two grandchildren, Whitney Davis and Jessica Davis, both of Troy; four sisters, Nancy Notares of Ellsworth, Ohio, Doris Cole of Corpus Christi, Texas, Marylou Smith of Mogador, Ohio, and Carol McClellan of Farmdale, Ohio; and his brother, David Cole of Kinsman, Ohio. Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home Web site: www.white-ranson.com.