Born April 2, 1929, in Bernie, Mo., son of the late Edward and Mary Campbell Coleman, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1516, Journeyman Wireman, a member of the First Baptist Church in Piedmont, a member of the Eastern Star of Ellington and Masonic Lodge of Ellington.
On Nov. 8, 1954, in Hernando, Miss., he married Jan Borders, who survives.
Survivors also include one sister, Lois Brown, of Bernie; a brother-in-law, Hillis Borders and wife, Sue, of Campbell, Mo.; two sisters-in-law, Biddy Coats and husband, Ray, of Bernie and Vicki Brooks and husband, Carl, of Doniphan, Mo.; his companion, Mandy and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Easter Weeks and two brothers, Frank and Chester Coleman.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Landess Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Jim Stewart and Bryan Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bethany Cemetery at Campbell.
Memorials may be made to the Bethany Cemetery Fund.