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Donald W. Coats

Donald "Donnie" W. Coats 

1950 - 2016

Beloved son of the late William and Margaret Coats. Dear father of Sandy Coats, dear grandfather, great grandfather. Beloved brother of Deborah Gonzalez, Cynthia (Carl) Murphy, Margaret "Sue" (Lonnie) Davidson and Doug Coats. Dear uncle, cousin, and friend to many.


Donnie was known as the " Candy Man"  at St. Vincents Church for always having a peppermint ready to all he greeted.

Services:  Visitation was held Monday, May 9, 2016  from 10 am until 1:30 service time.

Burial Private




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