Ronnie Coffey Obituary

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Ronnie Franklin Coffey

February 24, 1948 - June 7, 2011
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Ronnie Franklin "Speedy" Coffey, 63, of Stuarts Draft, passed away in Augusta County on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 with his loving family by his side. Born February 24, 1948 in Staunton, VA, he was the son of the late Swanson James Coffey and Madgelina Lucy "Madge" Campbell Coffey. He was united in marriage to Dianne Jones Coffey on August 9, 1977. Ronnie served two years in the United State Army with a tour of duty in Okinawa, Japan for 18 months. He retired after 34 ½ years of service with Ntelos. He was a great outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and spending his winters with his wife and friends in sunny Florida. ...
Ronnie Franklin "Speedy" Coffey, 63, of Stuarts Draft, passed away in Augusta County on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 with his loving family by his side.
Born February 24, 1948 in Staunton, VA, he was the son of the late Swanson James Coffey and Madgelina Lucy "Madge" Campbell Coffey. He was united in marriage to Dianne Jones Coffey on August 9, 1977.
Ronnie served two years in the United State Army with a tour of duty in Okinawa, Japan for 18 months.
He retired after 34 ½ years of service with Ntelos. He was a great outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and spending his winters with his wife and friends in sunny Florida. Mr. Coffey was an avid softball and cornhole player as well. Ronnie was a kind man who never met a stranger and who never lost sight of his love and devotion to his family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Freddie James Coffey.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his five sons; Chad Coffey, Thad Coffey, Tommy Brown, Shane Brown and wife Lynette, Shannon Brown and wife Carlean; daughter, Georgia Dunkle and husband Doug; grandchildren, Lauryn, Holly and Caleb Coffey, David Wilkins and wife Britney, Jake Dunkle, Shantell "Nikki" Brown, Joshua Brown, JP Butterworth, Rachel Brown, Colton Brown, and Noah Brown; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Nicholas and Addy Navarro; two brothers, Dennis Coffey and wife Linda, Gary Coffey and wife Cary; two sisters, Betty Kincaid and husband Russell, Debbie Mull and husband Conway; sister-in-law, Teresa Coffey; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and very special friends Mike and Vickie Almarode.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 1870 Stuarts Draft Highway, with Pastors Earl Monroe and Frank Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Stuarts Draft Mennonite Church Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the Stuarts Draft VFW Post 9339.
Active pallbearers will be Todd Coffey, Troy Coffey, Terry Coffey, Van Coffey, Heath Coffey, Chris Marshall, Derek Mull, Nicholas Coffey and Mike Almarode.
Honorary pallbearers will be his remaining nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1445 Rio Road East # 104, Charlottesville, VA 22901-1751, in honor of his mother.
Arrangements under the direction of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes Stuarts Draft Chapel, Stuarts Draft, VA.

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