World War II Hero from Park Hills to be Honored This Fall

(Park Hills) A World War II American hero from Park Hills will be honored later this year.

City Administrator Mark McFarland says Darrell S. Cole’s life needs to be highlighted locally.

McFarland details the heroic effort Cole showed to his fellow Marines who were fighting by his side.

And for those that know a little about American history, Cole’s name should ring a bell.

The City of Park Hills and Central Middle School are planning a celebration in honor of Darrell S. Cole. It will be sometime this fall featuring a proclomation by the State. The Marines will also honor him during the event. Darrell Cole died at the age of 24 and he’s buried at the Parkview Cemetery in Farmington.