Simproso "Sammy" Bryan Cole

June 30, 2021


Simproso (Sammy) Bryan Cole, passed away suddenly  and unexpectedly on June 30, 2021 at the age of 48, at home in Riverview, FL.  Sam was born in Chicago and lived most of his life there, until relocating to Florida. Chicago will be his forever home. Sammy was a tender, kind, and loving, son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend.

Sammy was an avid gamer. From his first introduction to an Atari 2600, he was hooked. He was a quick wit and had great timing with his use of movie quotes. He was funny and clever.  Sammy had a love of music and appreciated all genres, although heavy metal was near and dear to his heart.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Phyllis Cole and Simprose (Sam) Cole.

Sammy is survived by his sisters, Lorrie Rhoden and Kimberly Cole and his brother from another mother his cousin, Jeff Bastin. His nieces and nephews, Jonathan, Stephanie (Rob), Ashley (Pedro) and great nieces and nephew Abigail, Nicole, Nora, and Elijah. His Aunts Nina Atkiels (Terry), and Anita Brock. Along with his furry brother Sebastian. He is also survived by many cousins, extended family members and dear friends.

Sammy will be eternally rested at Rosehill Cemetery in Central City Kentucky.

To the baddest dude in the world, you will be deeply missed.

A memorial visitation will take place on Sunday, July 18 from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at Cooney Funeral Home located at 3918 W. Irving Park Rd. in Chicago. For information please call 773-588-5850 or visit 

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Memorial Visitation
July 18, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cooney Funeral Home
3918 W. Irving Park
Chicago, IL 60618

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