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Thomas Hoyt Cole

September 21, 1979 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 44) 44 Years Old

Thomas Cole Obituary

Tom’s life began September 21, 1979 in St. Joseph, Michigan. Tom grew up and lived his life in Southwest Michigan and most recently in Mattawan. Tom was a manager for LTV Advance Funding. Tom had many interests from boating to racing dirt bikes to playing Play Station, a strong love for music, and don’t forget his favorite, taking naps. Tom loved to travel all over, landing him in New Mexico to live for a while. He was passionate about finally purchasing his dream car a 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle. Tom had a huge heart and would do anything to help out a friend.


Tom’s greatest joy was his was his family which includes: the love of his life Sarah Busick; two children Hayden and Payton; four bonus children Aiyanna, Alayna, Alyssa, and Royce; his brother Steve (Tricia) Cole; nephew TJ Cole; his good friends and bosses Eddie and Shelly Oviatt; his dog Ollie; and many cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.


Tom died January 23, 2023, in Mattawan. His parents Stephen and Julie (Bruff) Cole precede Tom in death. Funeral services will be celebrated Sunday, January 28, at 2:00 PM with visitation prior starting at 12:00 PM at Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet, Michigan. A private burial will take place at North Shore Memory Gardens. Memorials may be made to Tom’s family. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for Tom’s family

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January 28, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hutchins Funeral Home
209 South Main Street ~ PO Box 103
Watervliet, MI 49098

Funeral Service
January 28, 2024

2:00 PM
Hutchins Funeral Home
209 South Main Street ~ PO Box 103
Watervliet, MI 49098

Private Committal

North Shore Memory Gardens, Hagar Shores


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