Maxie J. “M.J.” Cole Jr., 87, of Harker Heights (formerly of San Angelo and Ballinger) peacefully went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at his home.

Maxie J. “M.J.” Cole Jr., 87, of Harker Heights (formerly of San Angelo and Ballinger) peacefully went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at his home. He was born on December 10, 1929 in Runnels County, to Maxie J. Sr. and Hilda Pauline Cothran Cole. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on September 25, 2017 at Lange Funeral Home Chapel in Ballinger. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation. WWW.ToysforTots.org. Arrangements are with Lange Funeral Home in Ballinger. Guests may register at ballingerfuneralhome.com