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Richard Eugene Coatney

August 28, 1932 ~ September 7, 2017 (age 85)
Richard Eugene Coatney, 85, of Ellettsville passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Hearthstone Health Campus surrounded by his family.

The son of Allen and Edna (McCain) Coatney, he was born in Effingham, IL on August 28, 1932. He graduated from University High School with the class of 1950. He married Mabel "Jane" (Huffman) Coatney and started his family. Richard retired from the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad where he worked his way up through the company eventually becoming a train master after 40 years of service. He was a member of the Ellettsville Masonic Lodge #245 and was the Chapter Dad of the Lawrence E. Huffman DeMoley in Spencer. Richard was also a member of the Ellettsville Christian Church. He loved sports, especially basketball and baseball. The Cincinnati Reds were his favorite team to root for.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Elizabeth Ryder.

Richard will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Mabel "Jane" Coatney; children, Steve (Katie) Coatney and Lisa (Randy) Arthur all of Bloomington, Donna McGarrah of Shreveport, LA; sister, Nancy (Larry) Ferrill; and grandchildren, Brent, Jennifer, Miranda, Devin, and Elijah.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow at Chambersville Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 and again one hour prior to the services.


Cemetery Details

Chambersville Cemetery
North County Line Road and State Highway 46
Spencer, IN, 47460

Visitation

SEP 10. 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Chandler Funeral Homes - Ellettsville Chapel

203 E. Temperance Street

Ellettsville, IN, US, 47429

chandlerfh@bluemarble.net

http://www.chandlerfh.com

Service

SEP 11. 11:00 AM

Chandler Funeral Homes - Ellettsville Chapel

203 E. Temperance Street

Ellettsville, IN, US, 47429

chandlerfh@bluemarble.net

http://www.chandlerfh.com


 Service Information

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