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Thomas H. Cole

January 23, 2024
Mattawan, MI




Thomas H Cole, age 44, Mattawan, MI, Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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, 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 at

Hutchins Funeral Home, Watervliet, Michigan