Mr. Bobby Gene Coleman, 78, lifelong resident of Hornersville, Mo., died on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at his home. Mr. Coleman was born on October 17, 1934 in Hornersville, to the late Arthur and Della Coleman. Mr. Coleman was of the Baptist faith, police officer for thirty years, avid outdoorsman and a "fixture in the community".
Survivors include; two sons: Bobby Coleman and significant other, Bonnie Price, of Van Buren, Mo., and Chris Coleman and wife Lisa of Hornersville; three daughters: Deanne Cole and husband Keith of Hornersville, Dellena Wyrick and husband Billy of Hornersville, and Dianna Waldman and husband Nick of Winchester, Ohio; one brother: Billy Joe Coleman of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; eighteen grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Coleman was preceded in death by; his parents; five brothers: J.D. Coleman, Melvin Coleman, Leonard Coleman, Ronnie Coleman and Junior Coleman; two sisters: Kay Holloway and Freda Bridges.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., at the Hornersville Community Center with Rev. Paul Moore officiating. Family request private disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to American Cancer Society or the Hornersville Cemetery fund.