Funeral services for Norman J. Cone, Jr. will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be the Rev. Bill Ichter. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. today (Tuesday, June 21, 2011) at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
N. J. was born Oct. 3, 1929 in Bastrop and entered into rest June 20, 2011 in Bossier City. Norman served in the United States Navy. In his later years, he treasured and lived his life to its fullest with his wife. Erna and daughter, Bridget. He loved his children, Terri, Sharon, Cynthia and Norman from his first marriage and his grandchildren, Jesse, Robert, Caroline, Patrick, Dylan, Sharon and Madeline.
Golf, duck hunting, and time spent on his houseboat were his passions, and he loved working with the public at Cone's Farm and Garden Mart, a family-owned business since 1945.
His father, Norman Cone, Sr.; mother, Alma Cone; and daughter, Sharon (Cone) Fagan preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Erna Cone of Minden; son, Norman Cone, III of Minden; daughters, Bridget Cone of Minden, Terri Cone of Ridgefield, Connecticut and Cynthia Webb of Mandeville; and seven grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please give a donation in memory of N. J. Cone, Jr. to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Cancer Center.Subscribe to Read!