Claude Milton Cone
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Claude Milton Cone
  • September 7, 1929 - December 25, 2017
  • Sylacauga, Alabama

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Claude Milton Cone, 88, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at his residence in Sylacauga, AL. He was born September 7,1929 and lived in Montgomery, AL most of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wice C. and Florence Cone; as well as his brother, Earl Cone and his sister, Loretta McKibbon. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy and his second wife, Evelyn.

Claude is survived by his wife of sixteen years, Catherine J. Cone of Sylacauga, AL. He is also survived by stepchildren; Patricia Watson of Marion, IL, Robert J. Watson (Lou Ann) of Sylacauga and Clayton Lee Watson (Connie) of Crestview, FL. He is survived by nephews; Carl McKibbon, Butch McKibbon and nieces; Carolyn Courson and Nancy Williams. He is survived by many step grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family would like to express thanks to Lendy Kelly of All About You Home Health for the special care given to Claude.

Claude worked as a Research Supervisor for the Alabama Highway Department for 44 years. He was an avid Alabama fan and had a unique "garden variety" personality. He never met a stranger and was known as a generous man who loved his family deeply.

A visitation will be held Friday, December 29, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Leak Memory Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Leak Memory Funeral Home.


Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Funeral Home, 945 Lincoln Road Montgomery, AL.