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MATTOON -- Jerry Lynn Cole, age 57, of Mattoon passed away at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Mattoon Healthcare.

Graveside services in tribute to his life will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Mound Cemetery in Charleston with Gary Grissom officiating. No visitation is planned. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Jerry was born on November 25, 1960 in Charleston, the son of Ronald Lee and D. Maxine (Hackett) Cole.

Survivors include his mother Maxine Cole. He was preceded in death by his father Ronald Lee Cole and grandparents.

Jerry was formerly employed with the Carpenter’s Union and attended Loxa Presbyterian Church. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Jerry enjoyed riding horses, motorcycles and motocross racing. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his honor are suggested to Mattoon Food Bank. Online condolences may be expressed at or Schilling Funeral Home’s Facebook page.

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