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Jack C. Coates Obituary

Jack C. Coates was born August 21, 1931 in Ozona TX, and passed away May 27, 2002 in Hugo CO.
He attended and graduated from Ozona High School and attended Sol Ross College is Alpine TX. He was very involved with the rodeo side of college. He joined the air force in 1951 and served in Japan and Korea, receiving an honorable discharge in January 1954.
His family sold the ranch in TX and after his discharged moved his family to Karvel, CO. He married Marie Steele in 1954 and they lived on the ranch in CO until it sold in 1968. The family moved to Hugo Co where his wife resides today.
Born to this union were 6 children, David of Cheyenne WY, Linda of Dodge City KS, Robert of ST. Francis KS, Debra of Houston TX, Connie of Riviera Tx, and Jack Jr. Summit Lake Wisc.
He is survived by all his children, daughter and son-in-laws and 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Submitted by Connie Coates Vela on May 23, 2003.

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