Born Aug. 10, 1936, in Hornersville, son of the late Arthur and Della Coleman, he was a U.S. Marine veteran.
On Aug. 20, 1955, he married Norma Deakins, who preceded him in death in 2004. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Della Coleman; six brothers, J.D. Coleman, Melvin Coleman, Leonard Coleman, Junior Coleman, Ronnie Coleman and Bobby Coleman, and two sisters, Kay Holloway and Freda Bridges.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Hornersville.
Private family graveside services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, 1500 N. Westwood Blvd., Poplar Bluff, Mo., GPF9701.