Wilbur E. Coffey, 85, of Thorn Hill, born February 20, 1935, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at home with his family by his side.
Wilbur was a member of Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church. He was a retired business owner and a farmer most of his life. He was also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter P. and Mamie Stapleton Coffey; sisters, Ann Holt and Freda Mallicoat; and brothers, Loyd (Jack) Coffey and R.B. Coffey.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Kathryn Coffey; son, Steve (Beverly) Coffey; daughter, Judy (Jerry) Nye; grandchildren, Brandon (Aubrey) Kilby, Stephenie (Shawn) McGinnis, and Zachary Kilby; great-grandchildren, Tinley and Maylee Kilby; brothers, Alton (Evelyn) Coffey and Vernon (Virginia) Coffey; sisters, Rose Davidson, Ethel “Tootsie” Herald and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Pallbearers: Brett Coffey, Lucas Coffey, Mike Holt, Brandon Kilby, Zachary Kilby, Rodney Coffey.
Honorary Pallbearers: Dennis Estes, David Cunningham, Rhea Scearce, Gary Rucker, Ray Milhorne, Shawn McGinnis, Earl Harville and Lodge brothers and friends.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Smith-Reagan Funeral Home in Rutledge and on Thursday, July 2, 2020, from 10am – 11am at Mt Pleasant Methodist Church in Thorn Hill. Funeral Service will be at 11:00am on Thursday, July 2, 2020, with Rev. Denver Davidson and Rev. Jerry Epperson officiating. Graveside service to follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to be made to either Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church or to Thorn Hill Volunteer Fire Department in Mr. Coffey’s memory.
Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge, www.smithreaganfuneralhome.com.
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