John Kenneth Coffman Sr.

July 13, 2018 ~ July 13, 2018

John Kenneth Coffman Sr.


Funeral services will be at 3:00 PM Tuesday July 17, 2018 at Glencoe Hokes Bluff Chapel for John Kenneth Coffman Sr., age, 83, of Hokes Bluff, who passed away on July 13, 2018 surrounded by family at home.  Rev. Anthony Copeland will officiate.  Burial will follow at Hokes Bluff Cemetery.  Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home and Cemetery is in charge of services.


John Kenneth Coffman Sr. was born April 29, 1935 in Huntsville, Al.  He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.  He served in the US Navy during the Korean War.  He was retired from Gulf State Steel as a Motor Inspector.  He was an avid sportsman, hunting, fishing, and dirt bikes to name a few.  He loved his grand kids and kids and was a true Family Patriarch.


He is preceded in death by his father: Lifford Richard Coffman, mother: Clara Dimple Wilkenson Coffman, brother: Malcolm Coffman, sister: Dimple Coffman, sister: Carolyn Coffman and brother: David Coffman.


He is survived by his wife of 60 years Gwendolyn Gail Coffman, daughter: Linda (Johnny) Fielding; son: John Kenneth (Kayla) Coffman Jr., and son: Jason (Jennifer) Coffman; grandchildren: Jeromy (Crissy) Swindall, Miranda Swindall Wilson, John Kenneth Coffman III, Jerrica Coffman, Kara (Robby) Winslow, Meredith (Ricky) Denson, Brandon (Laura) Thrasher, Alexandria (Taylor) Gault, Ethan Coffman, Coty (Justice) Tawbush, Molly Fielding, Taber (BJaye) Fielding; 12 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.


Pallbearers will be family and friends.


 Special thanks to Amedysis Hospice, especially Jay Beggs and Hanna Turner, and Ernest Wallace “Big E” staff of caregivers.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 3 PM.


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