COFFMAN, Charles Wilbur

Date of birth: 22 Feb 1884 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 10 May 1973 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, May 11, 1973

Coffman rites are Saturday
      Charles W. Coffman, 89, Trafalgar 
route two, died about 1 p.m. Thursday 
at Johnson County Memorial Hospital.  
He was a retired farmer.
      Funeral services will be 2 p.m. 
Saturday at Vandivier-Parsley Funeral 
Home in Franklin, where friends 
may call after 2 p.m. Friday.
      Burial will be in Nineveh Cemetery.  
Rev. Alfred Webb of Nineveh Christian 
Church, of which Coffman was a member, 
will officiate.
      Coffman was born Feb. 22, 1884, 
in Bartholomew County to John and 
Sarah Geotz Coffman and attended 
Nineveh schools.  He married the 
former Ethel Hague on Aug. 13, 1905, 
at Nineveh; she preceded him in death 
April 17, 1968.  He was also preceded 
in death by a son.
      Coffman was a 50-year member of 
the Trafalgar Masonic Lodge.
      Survivors include a son, Ralph 
Coffman of Whiteland; a daughter, 
Catherine Opal Richard of Cincinnati, 
Ohio; seven grandchildren; nine great-
grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. 
Walter Cobb of Nineveh and Mrs. Claude 
Short of Franklin.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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