Cole Moran

December 20, 1983 - July 4, 2008
Cole Moran

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Cole Dexter Moran, 24, of Hendersonville, NC, died Friday, July 4, 2008.

Born in Jefferson County, NY, he was the son of Richard John Moran and Debra Olin Moran, both of Hendersonville.

He had resided in Hendersonville for 13 years and was a graduate of West Henderson High School. He attended the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville and had a strong faith in God.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Kristel M. Nelson of Hendersonville; a niece and nephew, Kayla Rose Moran and Hunter Jamie Nelson, both of Hendersonville; his girlfriend, Allison Riddle, with whom he found love; and several aunts and uncles.

Cole will be remembered for his love of family, his devotion to friends, and his artistry with cooking. He loved camping, hiking, and the outdoors. He was proud of his Celtic heritage. He loved his country and was planning to serve with the Marines. He was a kind and generous soul, and he will be missed.

A memorial service will be held at 3 PM Friday, July 11, 2008 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The Reverends Mark Neville and Bobi Extine will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the CONNECTIONS Program at Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 571 S. Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Friday, July 11, 2008
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • July 10, 2008
    ANDREA says:
    i am so sorry for the loss.. cole was a great friend to all his friends and showed pried in everything he did in life he will be greatley missed .. god bell all of coles family.

  • July 01, 2016
    Richard Moran lit a candle:
    Lit since July 1, 2016 at 7:01:13 PM

  • July 07, 2008
    Gary Ball says:
    Deb and Rich, I don't know how you can cope with this. My heart breaks for you both. Kathy and I are here for you, only a phone call away.... We love you all and I'll be there on Friday. Gary

  • July 08, 2008
    Liz Anderson says:
    I am so very sorry to hear about Cole. Please know that you are in all my thoughts and prayers. I hope you can feel all the love and hugs I am sending your way.

  • July 09, 2008
    Susan Hudspeth says:
    Debi, Rich & Kristel, Please know that you are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Please embrace the memories of Cole and keep them in your heart because that way he will be with you forever. We love you very very much. Susan and Tim