Dr. Thomas O. Adekoya-Cole
Sunrise: March 22, 1956
Sunset: May 29, 2016
With great sadness and heavy hearts, the Adekoya-Cole, Adekoya, Awode, Williams and Smith families announce the untimely death of their husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, nephew and cousin.
This sad event occurred in Itele-Ijebu, Nigeria on May 29, 2016.
Dr. Adekoya-Cole was a 1982 graduate of A. M. Dogliotti College of Medicine, University of Liberia. He went on to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) and Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons (Orthopedic). He worked as an Orthopedic Surgeon at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital for many years until his death.
He leaves to mourn his loss Olubukunola Adekoya-Cole, Adetola Adekoya-Cole, Pamela Adekoya-Cole, Adefunke Adekoya-Cole, Yeshola Adekoya-Cole; his children Omotola Lassi-Cole, Temitope Thomas Adekoya-Adekoya-Cole, Peter Adeoluwa Adekoya-Cole, Thomas Brisbane Adekoya-Cole, Mary Adekoya-Cole, Martha Adekoya-Cole, Patrick Adekoya-Cole, Patricia Adekoya-Cole, Emmanuel Adekoya-Cole, Annorah Adekoya-Cole and Ademola Adekoya-Cole; 3 grandchildren; brothers, Stephen Adekoya, Edwin Adekoya, Tayo Adekoya, Milton Adekoya, Wilmot Adekoya, Paul Adekoya, Lionel Awode, Babbs Awode, Steven Awode, Frank Awode and John Awode; sisters, Dr. Cecilia C. Awode-Yuoh, Onike Adekoya, Gladys Adekoya-Sheriff, Irene Marques, Remi Adekoya-Brownell, Gladys Awode, Maggie Awode and Regina Pickens; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of relatives and friends in Liberia, Nigeria, UK, Australia and the US.
He was predeceased by his father, Thomas Adekoya Sr.; mother, Irene O. Williams; aunt and second mom Susannah Cole; sister, Oluremi Sofidiya and brother, Daniel Adekoya.
Funeral Service was held on:
Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 11:00 am
in Itele-Ijebu, Nigeria
Memorial Service will be held on:
August 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm at
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
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