Funeral services for Ronald Dale Coleman, age 75, of Gun Barrel City, will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 12, 2016 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Boswell officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, June 11 2016 at West Oaks Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sherley Cemetery with Daniel Coleman, Aaron Boyd, Allen Boyd, Bryan Watson, Dale Boy, Will Housley and Rowdy Plummer serving as pallbearers. Mr. Coleman passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at his residence.
Mr. Coleman was born on September 27, 1940 in Sulphur Springs, the son of James Louis “Gordon” Coleman and Jessie Lucille Haney Coleman. He married Arleta Mae Lothrop on October 22, 1959 in Lancaster. She preceded him in death. Mr. Coleman was a truck driver for Chem Central Trucking for 37 years and liked to farm on the side. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his sons, Michael Dale Coleman and wife Amy D. of Kaufman and Wesley Glenn Coleman and wife Amy Ann of Poetry, daughter, Vicki Lynn Boyd and husband Robert Dale of Tool, brother, Clinton Coleman and wife Pat of Sulphur Springs, grandchildren, Daniel Coleman, Dale Boyd, Kimberly Housley, Rowdy Plummer, Aaron Boyd, Allen Boyd, Bryan Watson and Alicia Walden, great-grandchildren, Aaron Wilber and Seth Housley, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Aubrey Glenn Coleman, sister, Doris Cantrell and an infant sister.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.