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Thursday, April 24, 2008

In Loving Memory~Don Coffman

MUNDAY, Texas — Don Coffman, 75, passed away Tuesday April 22, 2008, in a Haskell County Hospital.

Mr. Coffman was born May 29, 1932, to longtime Knox County residents Ruth (Duke) and Buster Coffman in Goree, Texas. He married Joyce Brockett in Goree, Texas, on April 17, 1954, and they had just celebrated 54 years of marriage. Mr. Coffman was a good neighbor and friend to everyone he touched. A great sense of humor he loved being with all his golfing buddies. He was very active in his community serving on the Goree Producer Gin Coop and the Goree School Board for over 20 years. He also served proudly as a director for the First National Bank of Munday until his retirement in 1998. Mr. Coffman graduated from Goree High School and attended Cisco Jr. College on a football scholarship, and attended Texas A&M also. He was a farmer and rancher in this community for over 50 years. His greatest passion was his grandchildren and he loved going and watching his grandchildren play basketball and other sporting events.

Funeral services will be Thursday, April 24, 2008, at the Munday First United Merthodist Church at 2 p.m. with pastor Gary Hubbard and Adrin Fletcher officiating under the direction of the McCauley-Smith Funeral Home of Munday. Interment will be in the Goree Cemetery in Goree, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife Jo, his Son Mark Coffman and wife Darla of Midland, Daughter Cathy (Coffman) Reeves and husband Bobby of Lubbock, Grandson Kristopher Reeves and Wife Tiffany of Monroe, La., Grandsons Riley and Grant Coffman of Midland. Granddaughter Courtney Reeves of Lubbock and Great-Granddaughter Laken Coffman of Wichita Falls. Also surviving by a Sister Carol Stovall and husband Jimmy of Midland and numerous nieces and nephews.

(Correction to survivors: Drew and Jordan Coffman both of Wichita Falls.)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Tammie, in case you didn't notice Mark's sons -- Drew, Jordan, Riley and Grant -- are all names of his sports heros. Mark graduated from GHS and started coaching in Weinert and now a coach in Midland and has taken his team to state several times. He's really accomplished a lot. Pretty good for an old Goree kid.