Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at 2 p.m., for Cole Randle, 27, who passed away on Feb. 3, 2011, in Midland, Texas. The Rev. Matt Brooks of First Baptist Church and Lonnie Owens of Christ Church will officiate with interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Cole was born on Dec. 6, 1983, in Roswell, to David and Melissa Randle. They survive him at the family home.
He is also survived by his brother, Ben Randle, of Las Cruces, and his sister, Emily Randle, of Roswell. Other survivors include his grandparents, Peggy and Dick Voigt, of Roswell; Uncle Joel and Melodie Voigt, of Abernathy, Texas; Aunt Martha and Robert Morehouse, of Lubbock, Texas; Aunt Susie and Larry Grant, of Roswell; Uncle Brinkman (Brinky) Randle, of Roswell; Uncle Johnny and Michelle Randle, of Roswell; Uncle Jimmy and Leah Randle, of Granbury, Texas; and Uncle Fidencio Valadez, of Roswell. Cousins include Will Voigt, Jake Voigt, Matt Voigt, Nathan Grassie, Stephen Grassie, Rebecca Sherwood, Elizabeth McGinty, Christine Ross, Renee Brock, Jennifer Waltrip, Jeremy Randle and Ellery Randle. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Patricia and Brinkman Randle Jr., of Roswell.
Cole was employed in the oil field with Water Transfer LLC, of which he was proud to be a part. He was also a member of First Baptist Church and a past member of the Professional Bull Riderâ€™s Association. Cole enjoyed fishing, shooting, showing livestock, bareback riding and was a fierce competitor in bull riding. Cole was a bundle of fun and a very loving person â€” he loved life to the fullest. He was involved in many activities throughout his life and his many accomplishments include youth soccer, youth football, High Plains Rodeo Association, 4-H Rodeo, Berrendo 4-H Club, GHS FFA, GHS Rocket football, GHS wrestling team and high school Rodeo.
Pallbearers will be Justin Sanderlin, Jared Green, Jake Caldwell, Ray Velenzuela, Chris Neff and Billy Wayne Busby. Friends may pay respects online at lagronefuneralchapels. com. Donations may be made to the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.