Darwin Lee Cole passed away at home on November 13, 2016 at the age of 57.
Darwin is predeceased by his mother, Myrtle Cole; father, Larry Cole; father, Benji Torres; grandmother, Mary Bierner; and grandfather, Frank Bierner.
Darwin is lovingly remembered by his daughter, Amber Cole, of Carlsbad NM; granddaughter, Shalyn Cole; grandsons - Daiden Warner, Joseph and Damon Patterson; sister, Norma Sosko, of Fenton MO, and her sons - Chris, Shelby, and Slade Sosko; sister, Donna Torres, of Albuquerque NM, and her son Julian; brother, Tony Torres, and his children; step-mother, Lydia Torres; aunt, Evelyn Renfro, and her children - Shawnee, Sonya and Serena.
Darwin was born in Truth or Consequences, NM on July 3, 1959. He graduated from Glendale High School in Phoenix, Arizona and went on to be a Reserve in the Marine Corp. Darwin worked for a trucking company, built his own hauling company and then built his own business here in T. or C., Sierra Plumbing. Darwin enjoyed playing his guitar, singing, riding horses, making people laugh, watching movies and he loved good food. He will be missed by family, and friends. We love and will miss you and you will always be in our hearts.
The family would like to take a moment to thank Vicky Sparman for being a wonderful friend and caregiver to Darwin during his surgeries and health issues. Vicky made sure Darwin got to his doctor appointments, took his medications, and was always there for him, even in his darkest hours. She was selfless, the epitome of a true friend and we thank her from the bottom of our hearts.
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Celebration Service will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 11:00 A.M at the VFW in Williamsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Savings Bank, 915 N. Date St., Truth or Consequences, NM 87901. Arrangements are by Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. & Sierra Crematory, LLC, 303 N. Cedar St., T or C, NM 87901 575/894-2574. For online condolences please visit www.kirikosfamilyfuneralhome.com.