Bernard Coleman

Bernard Clarence "Butch" Coleman

Saturday, June 25th, 1938 - Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Bernard “Butch” C. Coleman, 80, of Clarington, OH died at his home Tuesday, May 14, 2019 while surrounded by his family.

Bernard was born June 25, 1938 in Clarington, OH; son of the late of Bernard W. and Alma (Harrison) Coleman.

He was an employee of the former Ormet Corp with thirty-one years and Superintendent of the Ohio and Lee Water Authority, a veteran of the U.S. Army reserve; member of the American Legion Post #760 in Hannibal for fifty-three years and New Martinsville Moose Lodge #931. He also enjoyed boating and fishing and was a member of Hannibal United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Mae (McMullen) Coleman and infant son, Kenny Coleman.

Surviving are son, Bernard “Mike” (Kristal) Coleman of Clarington, OH; three daughters, Deanna (John) Lawrence of Temperance, MI, Denise Young of Holland, OH and Darlene (Michael) Schultheis of Clarington, OH; ten grandchildren; eight great grandchildren.

At Butch’s request there will be only graveside services at 1 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery near Hannibal, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Butch’s name, to American Legion Post #760, 52261 Bares Run Road, Hannibal, OH 43931.
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Cheryl J Skinner, Military Veterans Musuem

Posted at 05:28am
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Bernard Clarence Coleman, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Bernard Clarence Coleman, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

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