Funeral services for Robert E. Coleman, 88, of Wolfe City, TX, are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Monday, July 1, 2019, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial will follow at Union Grove Cemetery in Wills Point.
Robert passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Briarcliff Nursing Home in Greenville.
Robert Eugene Coleman was born February 19, 1931, in Mart, TX, to parents, A.C. Coleman and Evie Meadors Coleman. He was raised in Mart where he attended school. Robert was a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Robert married LaVerne Allen on June 1, 1957, in Blossom, TX and they made their home in Keller for 28 years. Robert worked for Mrs. Baird’s Bread Co. for forty-one years. After retiring, he and LaVerne settled in Wills Point in 1993.
He is preceded in death by parents, A.C. and Evie Coleman; siblings, Leonard “Bud” Coleman, Sonny Coleman, Kenneth B. Coleman, Vernon T. Coleman, Mary Frances Henson and Margie Castle.
Robert is survived by his wife of 62 years, LaVerne Coleman of Wolfe City, TX; son, Mike Coleman of Keller, TX; daughters, Nita Coker of Wolfe City, TX and Lorinda Mital of Plano, TX; grandchildren, Nate Mital and Emily Mital.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM, Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:
Calvary Baptist Church- Attn: Building fund
711 Crockett St
Wolfe City, TX 75496