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Celebrating the life of
Cole Carter Kessler
Passed away on October 28, 2019
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
912-898-0900
  • Celebration of Life
  • 11:00 a.m. - Friday, November 01, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900

I am so very sorry for your loss. Can't imagine your heart break. Keeping you and your family close in my thoughts and first in my prayers.

Mary Hebing, Savannah, GA

I am very sorry for your loss.

Roger, Beaufort, SC

Dear Butch & Family, There isn't anything that can be said to take away your suffering & Heart ache. Our Prayers for you are to always remember to celebrate Life, his Life and others & cherish the time we have left with family & friends close to us. God Bless.

Janice & Ken Goodis, Columbus , NJ

Debbie, Butch and Misti, my deepest condolences to you with the loss of Cole. Remembering him and Ross as babies playing together. They both struggled with addiction and an overdose took Ross’s wife Oct 29 2017. My thoughts are with you all. He is now at peace.

Pat Jones , Stockbridge , GA

We are so sorry for your loss! We hope you have many fond memories of Cole to reflect on to help ease the pain of his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. All of our Love, Carey & Ken Riel & Family

Carey & Ken Riel, Germantown, MD

We are so sorry to hear about Cole. Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your son. Prayers for comfort to all of the family.

Lynn and Hudson Harrison, Savannah, GA

Didn't know Cole,,but i understand.I lost my son almost 2yrs.ago,drugs are a horrible thing.So sorry you'll lost your son.Sounds like he was a wonderful person.My heart will forever be broken.Just trust that God is there for you. Words seem like they can never heal your heart.God Bless your Family.

MaryAnn Deloach, Bloomingdale, GA.

Cole’s Family & Friends, I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you. I met Cole at Debbie’s house a few years ago. It was my birthday soon afterwards; and he had Debbie video himself singing me happy birthday. He even made me Chicken Alfredo, but then confessed in the video he ate it. Love that!!! So kind, artistic, and fun. God has him now; and he is at peace and free from his addiction. I pray that you find peace and comfort in his sweet memories and strength from your family and friends, like me. I love you Debbie, Baby Girl, my dear friend. You are a strong, kind, loving, caring, and beautiful mother, sister, and friend. Remember that always.

Julie Mitchell , Warwick , Ga

I'm so sorry for you guys. Cole was an amazing person & a good friend.

Jeremy Wasser, Philadelphia, PA

Debbie,Butch,Misti and Brock I am so sorry to hear of Cole’s passing. I can’t even begin to imagine what you are going through. I am thinking of y’all and keeping you in my prayers. I love you all. Tanna Mia Ward

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My sweet sweet kind hearted Cousin. Cole iam really going to miss you my phone is quite since you left going to miss the txt and calls I will and forever love you. Give nanny and papa and Richie a kiss and hug from us.

Amy Poppell, GUYTON, ga

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family.I will also pray for strength for all the family during this difficult time. May God wrap his arms around all of you. Warmest condolences! Diana Mincey????

Diana, Pooler, Georgia

Cole, my Nephew, my Family....Such sadness as I heard of your untimely passing...You will live on through Family and Friends who loved and knew you...When your Momma told me you accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior in February that gave me so much Comfort in knowing that you are in the arms of Jesus (no more hurting, no more addiction)...I will Forever love you and miss you...Keep my seat warm, I will see you soon!!!

Aunt Wanda, Jesup, Ga

Dear Kessler Family. Please know I feel very fortunate to have had Cole in our lives for the many years he was growing up. He was always so happy and sure of himself. Cole's popularity goes back to when he was just a small child. This is such a testament of how much he was loved. I am beyond sorry for your devastating loss and my heart aches for your family. May you find peace in his memories, and strength from your family and friends.

Judy Wery, Savannah, Georgia

Kessler Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you during this most difficult time.

Debbie Brannen, Savannah, GA

I LOVE YOU MY SON ! Give Mom, Dad and Aunt Barb , Nanny and Papa, Pa and Popma a hug and a kiss for me. Rest in peace. Dad.

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I'm so sorry to the family for your loss. Cole was the most loved person I ever met. He touched the life of so many. He may gone but no one will ever forget him. The 2 peas in a pod are together again. Fly high

heather heppel, Savannah, GA

Debbie so sorry for your loss. In my prayers.

Patricia Lay, Lawerenceburg, Tn

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and many friends that Cole touched during his journey. I only had the honor of getting to know him briefly but he left an impact on me that I will always remember. The world in the lives of those that knew him best will definitely be a shade darker now that Coles light has dimmed and vanished from this world. So grateful I had the opportunity to get to know you, no matter how brief our interaction was. RIP Brother! See you on the other side!

Kris Shuman, Rincon, Georgia

Debbie, I so sorry for your loss. I remember meeting Cole at your home. He was a very nice young man. He will be missed by all of you. I'm here for you! Leslie

Leslie Parrish, Pooler, GA

Cole Carter Kessler was born in Morrow, Georgia on April 29, 1988.  He entered eternal heaven on October 28, 2019.  He died at home from a drug overdose.  Never thought I would have to write an obituary for our child.

It is a parent’s worst nightmare.  He recently attended resident program at Bridges of Hope in Homerville, Georgia.  Cole was there for six months.  He has told us how much they helped him and he seemed to be on the right track, but the drugs had a strong hold on him.

Cole was “Born Again” while he attended Bridges of Hope and accepted the Lord Jesus as his Savior.  He was baptized February 24, 2019 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Homerville.  That gives us some peace.

Cole touched a lot of lives throughout his 31 years.  He was an extremely talented artist.  He was kind and a lover of people and animals.  As I scrolled through his Facebook page, it was evident he was loved by many.

Cole decided against the traditional education and was self-taught.  He was highly intelligent as evidence by some of his writings and artwork.

Our hearts are forever broken-

He leaves to cherish his memories his Mother, Debbie Kessler, and Father, Butch Kessler ; his Sissy, Misti Kessler Finn and her husband, Stanley Finn Jr;  Bubba, Christopher Brock Jones , and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins , and friends . He also leaves behind his beloved Notti, she will be taken care of by his neicey, Madaline .

We love you, son.

May the four winds blow you safely home.  8,9,10.

Remembrances may be made in memory of Cole to Bridges of Hope, 1326 Antioch Church Road, Homerville, Georgia 31634 or to any Pet Rescue Group .

 

 

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I am so very sorry for your loss. Can't imagine your heart break. Keeping you and your family close in my thoughts and first in my prayers.

Mary Hebing, Savannah, GA

I am very sorry for your loss.

Roger, Beaufort, SC

Dear Butch & Family, There isn't anything that can be said to take away your suffering & Heart ache. Our Prayers for you are to always remember to celebrate Life, his Life and others & cherish the time we have left with family & friends close to us. God Bless.

Janice & Ken Goodis, Columbus , NJ

Debbie, Butch and Misti, my deepest condolences to you with the loss of Cole. Remembering him and Ross as babies playing together. They both struggled with addiction and an overdose took Ross’s wife Oct 29 2017. My thoughts are with you all. He is now at peace.

Pat Jones , Stockbridge , GA

We are so sorry for your loss! We hope you have many fond memories of Cole to reflect on to help ease the pain of his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. All of our Love, Carey & Ken Riel & Family

Carey & Ken Riel, Germantown, MD

Candle tribute lit by Mollie and Dennis Hamilton — Georgia

We are so sorry to hear about Cole. Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your son. Prayers for comfort to all of the family.

Lynn and Hudson Harrison, Savannah, GA

Didn't know Cole,,but i understand.I lost my son almost 2yrs.ago,drugs are a horrible thing.So sorry you'll lost your son.Sounds like he was a wonderful person.My heart will forever be broken.Just trust that God is there for you. Words seem like they can never heal your heart.God Bless your Family.

MaryAnn Deloach, Bloomingdale, GA.

Candle tribute lit by Aunt Sonja — Georgia

Cole’s Family & Friends, I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you. I met Cole at Debbie’s house a few years ago. It was my birthday soon afterwards; and he had Debbie video himself singing me happy birthday. He even made me Chicken Alfredo, but then confessed in the video he ate it. Love that!!! So kind, artistic, and fun. God has him now; and he is at peace and free from his addiction. I pray that you find peace and comfort in his sweet memories and strength from your family and friends, like me. I love you Debbie, Baby Girl, my dear friend. You are a strong, kind, loving, caring, and beautiful mother, sister, and friend. Remember that always.

Julie Mitchell , Warwick , Ga

I'm so sorry for you guys. Cole was an amazing person & a good friend.

Jeremy Wasser, Philadelphia, PA

Candle tribute lit by June McBride Martin — Florida

Candle tribute lit by Aunt Judy — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Julie Mitchell — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Shea Schrader — Georgia

Debbie,Butch,Misti and Brock I am so sorry to hear of Cole’s passing. I can’t even begin to imagine what you are going through. I am thinking of y’all and keeping you in my prayers. I love you all. Tanna Mia Ward

, ,

Candle tribute lit by Amy — Georgia

My sweet sweet kind hearted Cousin. Cole iam really going to miss you my phone is quite since you left going to miss the txt and calls I will and forever love you. Give nanny and papa and Richie a kiss and hug from us.

Amy Poppell, GUYTON, ga

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family.I will also pray for strength for all the family during this difficult time. May God wrap his arms around all of you. Warmest condolences! Diana Mincey????

Diana, Pooler, Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Diana Mincey — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Tanya and Jan — Georgia

Cole, my Nephew, my Family....Such sadness as I heard of your untimely passing...You will live on through Family and Friends who loved and knew you...When your Momma told me you accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior in February that gave me so much Comfort in knowing that you are in the arms of Jesus (no more hurting, no more addiction)...I will Forever love you and miss you...Keep my seat warm, I will see you soon!!!

Aunt Wanda, Jesup, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Judy Wery — Georgia

Dear Kessler Family. Please know I feel very fortunate to have had Cole in our lives for the many years he was growing up. He was always so happy and sure of himself. Cole's popularity goes back to when he was just a small child. This is such a testament of how much he was loved. I am beyond sorry for your devastating loss and my heart aches for your family. May you find peace in his memories, and strength from your family and friends.

Judy Wery, Savannah, Georgia

Kessler Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you during this most difficult time.

Debbie Brannen, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Aunt Wanda — Georgia

I LOVE YOU MY SON ! Give Mom, Dad and Aunt Barb , Nanny and Papa, Pa and Popma a hug and a kiss for me. Rest in peace. Dad.

, ,

I'm so sorry to the family for your loss. Cole was the most loved person I ever met. He touched the life of so many. He may gone but no one will ever forget him. The 2 peas in a pod are together again. Fly high

heather heppel, Savannah, GA

Debbie so sorry for your loss. In my prayers.

Patricia Lay, Lawerenceburg, Tn

Candle tribute lit by Nancy Butler — Florida

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and many friends that Cole touched during his journey. I only had the honor of getting to know him briefly but he left an impact on me that I will always remember. The world in the lives of those that knew him best will definitely be a shade darker now that Coles light has dimmed and vanished from this world. So grateful I had the opportunity to get to know you, no matter how brief our interaction was. RIP Brother! See you on the other side!

Kris Shuman, Rincon, Georgia

Debbie, I so sorry for your loss. I remember meeting Cole at your home. He was a very nice young man. He will be missed by all of you. I'm here for you! Leslie

Leslie Parrish, Pooler, GA

Candle tribute lit by Kristina K Oliver — Georgia


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