Donald Eugene Cole Sr., 86, of Liberty and formerly of Richmond, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at his home.

A private graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, at Richmond Memory Gardens. A celebration of life will be scheduled later when it is safe for gatherings. In lieu of  flowers, the family requests memorials in his honor to the U.S. Submarine Veterans Charitable Foundation, Inc. or the Richmond Rotary Club. Thurman Funeral Home of Richmond is in charge of arrangements.