Kenneth Lee Coole

Mar 15, 1947 – May 29, 2018

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Kenneth Lee Coole was born on March 15, 1947 to Harris and Geraldine Coole. He passed away on May 29, 2018, peacefully in his home with his daughter and granddaughter by his side. He was a great father to his daughter Gina Sampson, a wonderful grandfather to his granddaughter Tatyana Sampson and granddog Bella. Also left to mourn are his niece Leeann Nelson and nephew Tony Coole, their mother Marsha Coole and their families. 

Kenneth dedicated his life to service and his family. U.S. Army with honorable discharge. Campfire. Maryfest. Kent Lyons Club. Kent Cornucopia Days. Blue Angels Escort. Seafair Parade Marshal. Seafair Pirate. Elite Motorcycle Escort. Most importantly father and grandfather. 

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.



Pleiades McRae
Seattle, WA
Aug 1, 2018

Ken was a big part of my Campfire days. For such a skinny fellow, he sure was larger than life. I'm glad to have had him as a part of my childhood and the world's a little smaller without him in it.

Victoria England Dobbins
Auburn, WA
Jul 25, 2018

I feel extremely blessed to have known Ken through my mom and Camp Fire.He taught us all what it meant to serve and have fun while doing it. I am sorry to find out that I missed his Memorial, but he will always be remembered fondly.

Audra Chapmon
Searcy , AR
Jun 28, 2018

I would like to express my heartfelt sympathy to the family for the loss of your dear Ken. I hope that you will find comfort in the words of Jesus at John 5:28,29 where he promised that the day is coming when he is goring to resurrect back to life those in the grave. Until then, it is just like they are sleeping. (John 11:11-13) May your family draw strength from Jehovah, the God of all Comfort.

Vicki Hoyt
Seattle, WA
Jun 27, 2018

My friend Ken, you will be missed! Thank you for your friendship and service over these 45 years to the Seafair Parade Marshal Family.

Gina and Taty, there will always be a special place in your heart for your Dad and Grandpa, when you miss him the most, look inside your heart, he will always be there for you.

Lynne. Sitarsky
Des Moines, WA
Jun 12, 2018

Ken was such a great friend and civic servant. His true joy was helping others. I remember all the weekends at Camp Sealth with our daughters. All the times we were TP'd . There were so many camp-ins at the Pacific Science Center helping the campers get the most of their experiences there. God surely told him his work on earth was done and he had earned a rest. Bless you Ken.

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