McCaskey, Cole

Cole Christopher McCaskey, 17, of Morenci, Mich., died unexpectedly Friday, April 7, 2017, at ProMedica Bixby Hospital in Adrian, Mich.

He was born Nov. 26, 1999, in Adrian to Chris and Jody (Culp) McCaskey.

Cole was enrolled as a junior at Morenci Area High School. He enjoyed representing his home town Bulldogs as a member of the football team and spending time with friends. A lover of the outdoors, he enjoyed the sports of hunting, fishing and dirt biking.

In addition to his parents of Morenci,  he is survived by a sister, Mercedez, at home; maternal grandmother, Shirley Jarrell of Morenci; paternal grandmother, Vickie McCaskey of Morenci; two uncles, Phillip (and Ronda) McCaskey and Patrick (and Lenna) McCaskey, all of Morenci; an aunt, Candace (and Chad) Solomonson of Lowell, Mich.; and several cousins and extended family.

Cole was preceded in death by his uncle, Michael Culp; maternal grandfather, Gilbert Culp; paternal grandfather, James McCaskey; and maternal step-grandfather, Clinton Jarrell.

Funeral services are planned at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Morenci Area High School, with Pastor Darren Lemmon officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m Wednesday at the school. Use the Activities Entrance on the east side of the school for both visitation and the service.

Arrangements are being handled by the Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Morenci Area High School football program.