Cole Ellwood Van Wey
Cole Ellwood Van Wey
  • February 21, 1995 - November 26, 2017
  • Tempe, Arizona

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Cole Ellwood Van Wey passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017. Cole was born on February 21, 1995 in Mesa, Arizona to Tad and Ann Van Wey. Cole's older brothers, Cooper and Colin, were thrilled to have another brother join the family. Cole resided in Arizona throughout his lifetime. Cole attended ASU's Child Study Lab, Kyrene del Cielo Elementary School, Aprende Middle Shool, Cornona del Sol High School, Pinnacle High School, and Mesa Community College. Cole had a passion for filming and was happiest when he was behind his camera. When Cole was not filming, he was editing videos for his friends and for those who reached out for his assistance.
Cole's other loves included being outdoors, riding anything with wheels, reading, checking out the treasures which can be found at thrit stores, laughing with friends, and spending time with family and friends. Cole viewed everyone as a friend and believed everyone deserved to be treated with kindness and respect. Cole was loved. Cole will be greatly missed by his parents Tad Van Wey and Ann Ellwood Van Wey, brothers Cooper Van Wey and Colin Van Wey, his grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, and his beloved girlfriend and friends. A service to honor and celebrate Cole's life will be held Friday, December 8, 2017 at 11:30 at the Valley of the Sun cemetery, Chandler. The service will be held outside under the gazebo. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Salvation Army or to the go fund me memorial fund created by Cole's friend, with funds donated being put towards Tempe Skatepark for a memorial in Cole's honor.

Arrangements and services entrusted to Valley Of The Sun Mortuary and Cemetery.