Ralph Coffman Obituary

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Ralph S. Coffman

May 12, 1916 - March 3, 2011
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Ralph Stuart Coffman, 94, of Mt. Sidney, died Thursday, March 3, 2011. A son of the late Henry Clay and Fannie Craun Coffman, he was born on May 12, 1916 and lived all of his life in Mt. Sidney. A graduate of Mt. Sidney High School, he served in the Army during World War II, and was in the first wave of the D-Day Invasion on Omaha Beach. He retired as Postmaster from Mt. Sidney Post Office. He was a member of the Ruritan Club; Skyline Model 'A' Club; the Augusta Historical Society and Salem Lutheran Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude M. Coffman and granddaughter, Sarah Beth Alexander. He is survived by...
Ralph Stuart Coffman, 94, of Mt. Sidney, died Thursday, March 3, 2011.

A son of the late Henry Clay and Fannie Craun Coffman, he was born on May 12, 1916 and lived all of his life in Mt. Sidney. A graduate of Mt. Sidney High School, he served in the Army during World War II, and was in the first wave of the D-Day Invasion on Omaha Beach. He retired as Postmaster from Mt. Sidney Post Office. He was a member of the Ruritan Club; Skyline Model 'A' Club; the Augusta Historical Society and Salem Lutheran Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude M. Coffman and granddaughter, Sarah Beth Alexander.

He is survived by daughters, Mrs. Glenn Farabee (Ann) of Graham, NC, and Mrs. Glen Alexander (Donna) of Austin, TX; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Saturday at Salem Lutheran Church. Pastor Chris Carr officiating. Interment will be private.

Friends may call at his residence or at the Lindsey Weyers Cave Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Salem Lutheran Church, Building Fund, Mt. Sidney, VA.

Online condolences may be sent to www.lindseyweyerscave.com

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