A graveside service with full military honors will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley for William K. Cole, 59, a Silver Springs resident for 15 years.
Mr. Cole died June 25, 2003, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital.
He was born June 21, 1944, in Harrison, Ark., to Cleo and Vercie Rhynes Cole. Mr. Cole served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam as a helicopter gunner. He received several military awards.
He came to Silver Springs from Vacaville, Calif., and enjoyed gardening, reading and cars.
Mr. Cole was preceded in death by his parents;, brother James and sister Betty Hester.
He is survived by his brother John Dennis of Winters, Calif., and sisters Dorothy Smith of Vacaville and Sarah Smith of Galesberg, Ill.
FitzHenry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.