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John Loel Coffman, age 87, of Granite, passed away Monday morning, January 13, 2014, at Hobart Living Center, in Hobart.
Mr. Coffman was born in Granite, Oklahoma on October 5, 1926, to Albert Sidney and Myrtie (Sewell) Coffman. After graduating from Granite in 1944, John entered the United States Army where he proudly served his country. Moving back to Granite, John attended Southwestern College, in Weatherford, and on April 4, 1947, married the love of his life, Rita Jo Carothers, and she preceded him in death, on May 5, 2004. Together they moved to California where they operated a dry cleaner for a short time. Returning to Greer County, John began farming for many years until his retirement in 2007. In his spare time he enjoyed watching RFD Television, Country Music T.V. and listening to Gospel Music.
Preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sisters, Kate Ledbetter and Sara Gore and four brothers, Harold Coffman, Sidney Coffman, Cornell Coffman and Harlan Coffman, he is survived by three sons, Richard Coffman of Duncan, Oklahoma, Randy Coffman and wife Anne of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Robert Coffman of Granite along with many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for John Coffman will be at 10 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2014, at the Granite Church of Christ. Interment will follow at the Granite City Cemetery under the direction of Greer Funeral Home of Granite.
Online tributes may be made to the family at www.GreerFuneral.com
The family will greet friends at Greer Funeral Home, in Granite, from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2014.
Greer Funeral Home --Granite
Church of Christ in Granite
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