September 8, 1957 - April 13, 2021
Mr. Orlando "Lamb" Cole earthly journey began when he was born to the parentage of the late Leroy and Ruby Swain Cole on September 9, 1957 in Talladega, Alabama. At an early, Orlando accepted Christ and united with Kingston Missionary Baptist Church in Alpine, Alabama. He received his childhood education in the Talladega County School system and was a graduate of Talladega County Training School known today as Talladega County Central High School. Shortly after graduating, Orlando began his career with Southern Company and remained a devoted and dedicated employee for 30 plus years, retiring in 2007. Orlando was affectionately known to all as "Lamb". He enjoyed sports and loved spending time with his family. Mr. Cole was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. In the comfort of his home surrounded by loved ones, Orlando "Lamb" Cole, Sr. peacefully gained his heavenly wings when he accepted his Master's call on the morning of, Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Welcoming him home was his parents Leroy and Ruby Cole, two brothers, Joe Rogers Cole, Sr. and Frederick Cole, Sr., and one sister, Carolyn Cole Hines. Orlando "Lamb" Cole, Sr. leaves to cherish in his memory his loving and devoted wife of 25 years, Teresa Ann Cole; two dedicated sons, Kevin (Shon) Cole and Orlando (Candi) Cole, Jr., stepdaughter, Catrece (Kevin) Hoult; three sisters, Fannie Robinson, Halcyonee (Odell) Armbrester, and Gloria Duncan; four sister-in-laws, Sheila (Jimmy) Stockdale, Fatina Bolden, Yvonne Bolden, and Mary Cole; one uncle, Fred Swain; three brother-in-laws, Kenneth (Daisy) Bolden, Ruben (Wanda) Bolden, and Anthony Bolden; fourteen grandchildren, Kylen Cross, Destiny Curry, Kereyell Draper, Nhyjaye Draper, Kevin Cole, Jr., Emerald Cole, Ayden Cole, Zae Cole, Londyn Cole, Phoenix Cole, Albany Cole, Kevin Hoult, II, Nyla Hoult, and Brooklyn Cole, and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Mr. Orlando "Lamb" Cole earthly journey began when he was born to the parentage of the late Leroy and Ruby Swain Cole on September 9, 1957 in Talladega, Alabama. At an early, Orlando accepted Christ and united with Kingston Missionary Baptist... View Obituary & Service Information
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