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James Carl Coleman

June 16, 1944 ~ January 29, 2020 (age 75)

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James Carl Coleman, age 75, of Chuckey, passed away Wednesday morning at his home.

He served four years in the United States Marine Corp and was a retired police officer from the Vienna Police Department in Virginia.  After moving to Tennessee, he worked sixteen years at Jarden Corporation.

He was Church of Christ tradition of faith.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years: Patsy Jackson Coleman; one son and daughter-in-law: James Christopher and Monica Coleman; one daughter and son-in-law: Cynthia and Tony Villanueva; five grandchildren: Brittany Murchison and husband, Jesse, Jason Mistele, Austin Fillers, Ethan Coleman, Elsa Coleman; two great-grandchildren: Logan Murchison and Connor Murchison; mother: Irene Coleman; one brother and sister-in-law: Johnny and Janice Coleman; one sister and brother-in-law: Kathy and Steve Jones; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son: James Craig Coleman; his father: Leeman Coleman; two brothers: Donald Lee Coleman and Billy Fred Coleman.

The family will receive friends at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home from 5 – 8 p.m. Thursday.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the Doughty-Stevens Chapel with the Rev. Claude Davis officiating.  Interment will follow in Philadelphia Cemetery with the Greene County Honor Guard conveying military honors.


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January 30, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home
1125 Tusculum Blvd
Greeneville, TN 37745

Funeral Service
January 31, 2020

1:00 PM
Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home
1125 Tusculum Blvd
Greeneville, TN 37745

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