Charles Coney Obituary

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In Memory of

Charles Herbert Coney

October 23, 1925 - January 15, 2014
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Mr. Charles Herbert Coney, age 88, of Kingsport went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 15, 2014 with his devoted wife and family by his side. Mr. Coney was born on October 23, 1925 the son of the late John Walters and Corinne Sandifer Coney. He proudly served his country during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was married for 67 years to the former Emma Sue Snell and Mr. Coney retired from Eastman Kodak as a chemist in 1986. He was preceded in death by his parents and by two sons, Charles Clifton "Clif" and Christopher Randolph "Ran" Coney and a brother, John Richard Coney. Survivors include his beloved and devoted...
Mr. Charles Herbert Coney, age 88, of Kingsport went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 15, 2014 with his devoted wife and family by his side. Mr. Coney was born on October 23, 1925 the son of the late John Walters and Corinne Sandifer Coney. He proudly served his country during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was married for 67 years to the former Emma Sue Snell and Mr. Coney retired from Eastman Kodak as a chemist in 1986. He was preceded in death by his parents and by two sons, Charles Clifton "Clif" and Christopher Randolph "Ran" Coney and a brother, John Richard Coney. Survivors include his beloved and devoted wife of 67 years, Mrs. Emma Sue Coney. One grandchild, Sonia L. Coney. Daughters-in-law, Ruth Haga Coney Ehrlich and Sallie Ruth Dingus Coney. A number of special friends and church family also survive. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday January 18, 2014 at 1 p.m. from the First Baptist Church of Kingsport with Dr. Marvin Cameron, Dr. Ron Davis and Rev. Mitch Whisnant officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church of Kingsport or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com

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