Tilford Paul Cole (Smiley), 64, of Denver Colorado passed away peacefully, but way too early, Friday, March 9th, 2018 in Lakewood, Colorado. Born and Adopted in Missouri, January, 1954, he lived most of his life and graduated from Cherry Creek highschool and Beauty school in Denver, CO. He is preceded in death by his parents, both educators, father Tilford and mother and best friend, Alma Coperich Cole.
Paul was Extremely Proud of his recently reunited Daughter, Kelly Renee (Muse) Cole, grandchildren Angelina Nicole, D’Angelo James and son in-law Kurt Muse Sr as well as his step grandchildren Kurt Jr, Frank and great granddaughter Ashlynn Nicole.
Paul was an only child but made family and lifelong friends in Colorado, Florida, and Atlanta.
Hospitality was how Paul made his living and lived his life where his bright smile, loving peaceful personality, and dance moves touched many lives forever.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to help off-set funeral costs are requested. Checks may be made payable directly to Paul's daughter, Kelly Muse, and sent to In Memoriam at 6343 W. 120th Avenue, Suite 100, Broomfield, CO 80020.
Memorial Mass will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, located at 4200 Federal Blvd Denver, CO 80211 at 11:00 am on April 4, 2018, with reception to follow also at the Church.
As Paul would say “Keep on dancing my friends!”