Farming Rural 12

Wilbur E. Coffey

February 20, 1935 ~ June 28, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

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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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 1, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith-Reagan Funeral Home
326 Water St
Rutledge, TN 37861

Viewing
Thursday
July 2, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mt Pleasant UMC
Mountain Valley HWY 131
Thorn Hill, TN 37881

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt Pleasant UMC
Mountain Valley HWY 131
Thorn Hill, TN 37881

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
July 2, 2020

Mt Pleasant UMC Cemetery
Mountain Valley HWY 131
Thorn Hill, TN 37881

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