Richard M. Cole II

Richard M. Cole II


Richard Matthew “Ricky” Cole II, age 28, of Hancock, Md., died on Monday, October 26, 2020 at his residence.

Born June 10, 1992 in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of Mark Anthony and Tina Louise Kyne Johnson of Cookeville, Tenn.

He was a Christian. Ricky worked as a laborer in manufacturing. He enjoyed playing basketball, going on hikes, and being around kids.

“To you he was a drug addict.

To us, he was our son and brother.”

In addition to his parents, Ricky is survived by his son, Aiden Matthew Cole of Hedgesville, W.Va., one sister Alexis Destiny Johnson and her fiancé Nathan Thomas of Lakewood, Wash., one brother Joshua Allen Johnson of Lakewood, Wash., one nephew, Oliver Haze Johnson.

Services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ricky’s memory may be made to help defray funeral expenses to the funeral home or to Life or Drugs, Tri-State Support, P.O. Box 1198, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Cards for the family may be sent to Anna Somers, c/o Mark and Tina Kyne Johnson, 110 Somers Lane, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.

Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

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