- December 29, 1929 - October 11, 2016
- Knox, Indiana
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Rannells Funeral Home
KNOX-Cecil J. Coffin, 86, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at his home.
Cecil was born December 29, 1929 in Detroit Mich. to Cecil O. and Alice (St. Amour) Coffin and lived in the area most of his life. He was a farmer and a member of the NRA and the Knox Moose Lodge.
Survivors include five sons, Robert (Melody) Coffin of Monterey, Daniel (Laura) Coffin of Grovertown, Dennis (Cathy) of Heritage Lake, Ind., David (Barb) Coffin of Hamlet and John (Marzena) Coffin of LaPorte; eight grandchildren, Tommy, Connie Jo, Brooke, Estelle, Sara, David, Nolan and Jason; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Jones of Hamlet and Rose Marie Bales of Kimmel Ind; and longtime special companion, Lyda McFarland of Knox.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Cecil "Freddie" and Gerald; one brother, Ruben; and one sister, Virginia Stone.
Funeral services will be Friday, October 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will follow at the Fletcher Cemetery, Hamlet. Friends may visit Friday at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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