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Obituary for William J Coffman
Obituary for William J. Coffman William J. �Bobe� Coffman, 52, of Vincennes, passed away Sunday February 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM at his residence with his family at his bedside. He was born August 3, 1962 in Vincennes the son of William R. and Katherine �Susie� Cardinal Coffman. He was a 1981 graduate of Rivet High School and a 1983 graduate of Vincennes University. He was an electrician at the Good Samaritan Hospital for over 19 years and currently worked at GPC for over 7 years. He married Brenda Nowaskie on Dec 30, 1983 and they made their life together for over 31 years. He was a member of the St. Vincent Catholic Church and was a 3 degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a member of the Illiana Watermelon Assn, he served as President of the Knox County Fair Board and Poultry Superintendent, he formerly was the president of the Knox County Parks and Recreation Dept and coached South Knox Little League Baseball. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He is survived by his wife Brenda Coffman, their children, Elizabeth Hornby, and her husband Quentin of Haubstadt, IN, William Coffman, and his wife Sarah of Patoka, IN and Christopher Coffman of Vincennes. His grandchildren, Hunter Lindsey and Kynlee Hornby. His parents, William R. and Katherine �Susie� Coffman of Vincennes, his brothers, Matt Coffman, and his wife Susan of Newburgh, IN, Tim Coffman of Seymour, IN, and a sister, Marilyn Ostendorff, and her husband Matt of Newburgh, IN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday February 11, 2015 at 3:00 PM at St. Vincent Catholic Church with Fr. David Fleck officiating. He will be laid to rest in the St. Vincent Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday at St. Vincent Church from 10:00 AM until the time of services. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the 3 Nails Project for Knox County, Fair Haven, P.O. Box 441683, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Knox County 4H Poultry Div. or GSH Hospice.