Jeffrey H. Cole

July 15, 1972 — December 6, 2018

Jeffrey H. Cole

GROVELAND - Jeffrey H. Cole, 46, of Groveland, passed away Thurs., Dec. 6, 2018.
Jeffrey was born July 15, 1972, in Augsburg, Germany. He married Dawn Havens on June 30, 2001, in East Peoria.
Surviving are his parents James and Ruth (Schmitt) Cole of East Peoria; his wife of Groveland; three children, Ali, Josh, and Meghan Cole, all at home; and two sisters, Jessica Cole, and Abby Cole of East Peoria; two nieces, Emma and Madison; two nephews, Gavin and Cole; two uncles, Ben Schmitt and Ronald Prescott; one aunt, Amy Cole; and mother-in-law, Alice Havens.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Jeffrey was a United States Army veteran, having served in Korea.
He is a 2001 graduate from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, where he earned a degree in business management. Jeffrey owned and operated Security Fence Co., in Peoria, since 2001.
Jeffrey loved his family tremendously. He also loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends.

Visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. A funeral service will also be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m., with Rev. Howard Love officiating. Burial will be at Hirstein Cemetery in Morton., where military funeral honors will be conducted.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


DEC 10. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550


DEC 11. 10:00 AM (CST)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550
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