RIPTON — William F. Cole, 77, of Ripton died on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Porter Hospital following a long illness.
He was born on Jan. 26, 1936, in Middlebury, the son of the late Francis and Pauline (Preston) Cole. He was a 1953 graduate of Middlebury High School and a veteran of the Korean War as an airman in the United States Air Force. He worked for many years as a production worker at Simmonds Precision.
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