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Obituary: Robert Allen Coleman

Obituary: Robert Allen Coleman

May 13th, 2018 in Obituaries

Robert Allen Coleman, age 74, of Loose Creek, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, surrounded by his family and friends. Robert was born March 2, 1944, in New Bloomfield, a son to the late William Albert and Gertrude Virginia (Lane) Scruggs. On April 15, 1972, Robert was united in marriage to Beverly Jo (Long) Coleman. She survives of Linn. Robert was a graduate of Jefferson City High School and Lincoln University. He served in the United States Army during the Berlin Uprising. Robert was employed as a Foreman for BCD/Keating Construction and had also worked at Drinkard Body, Mike's Corner Pocket and Spectators Bar and Grill. Robert enjoyed building and racing cars, bowling, and shooting pool. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family. Robert is survived by: his daughter, Kara L. LeCure and her husband Jason of Bonnots Mill; three grandchildren, Rozlyn, Jaiden and Gavin LeCure; four brothers, Ronald (Lana) Coleman of Jefferson City, Paul (Joan) Coleman of Jefferson City, William (Sharon) Coleman of Ft. Meyer, Fla., and Timothy (Angie) Coleman of Jefferson City; four sisters, Joan (Ronald) Hassler of Jefferson City, Barbara Rebecca Gibler of Jefferson City, Rosieta Karene (Tommy) Drinkard of Jefferson City, and Kimberly Owens of Jefferson City; his step-mother, Barbara L. Coleman of Jefferson City; along with many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by three sisters, Rhonda Coleman, Paulette Coleman and Henrietta Ousley. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Family graveside services will be held at Hickory Hill Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Family of Robert Coleman. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (573-897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com