Henry Franklin Coffeen, Jr.
Henry Franklin Coffeen, Jr.
  • March 20, 1932 - July 13, 2017
  • Oklahoma

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Henry Franklin Coffeen, Jr. was born March 20, 1932, in Tulsa, OK to Henry Franklin Coffeen and Rexie Crawford Coffeen. His family moved to Oklahoma City when his father opened the Coffeen Oldsmobile car dealership in downtown Oklahoma City.
Henry attended Edgemere and Nichols Hills Elementary, Harding Jr. High where he was class president and graduated from Classen High School in 1950 where he played football and ran track. He was awarded the Joseph Hester Patterson award for outstanding track man and was named all district in football as a left half-back while attending Classen. Henry graduated from The University of Oklahoma in 1955 with a degree in Geology. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Fraternity. Henry remained close friends with many of his fraternity brothers over the years and especially enjoyed their weekly lunch meetings.
After college, Henry began building custom homes with Jay Sanders and formed the Coffeen-Sanders Builders. Later he established his own custom home building company, Coffeen Management Corporation and built many custom homes in Quail Creek, Nichols Hills, Tall Oaks, Fairview Farms and Gaillardia. Henry served as president and as a life director of the Central Oklahoma Homebuilders Association. He also served as a life director and as a director of the National Association of Home Builders.
Henry was a former member of Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club where he served on the Board of Directors.
He was a charter member of Westminster Presbyterian Church where he attended for 72 years and served as a Deacon, Elder and Trustee.
Henry is survived by his wife of 45 years, Janyce Shorbe Coffeen, his sons Henry Franklin Coffeen III and wife Trish of Cleburne, TX, and David Clay Coffeen and wife Betsy of Paradise Valley, AZ, his step children Laura Morgan and husband Pat of Edmond, OK, Mindy Haffner and husband Jeff of San Antonio, TX, and John Marshall of Corpus Christi, TX. He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren, Drew Morgan, Chris Morgan, Luke Haffner, Josh Haffner, Rachal Haffner, Henry F. Coffeen IV (Jett), Colby Coffeen, Grace Coffeen, Luke Coffeen, and Lilly Coffeen and 2 great grandchildren Addison Haffner and Amelia Haffner.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Molly Coffeen Waites and his son Christopher Brook Coffeen.
The family would like to thank the staff at Villagio, the staff of Carter Home Health and Carter Hospice for their loving care of Henry.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice.
A Memorial Service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, July 18th at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held Monday, July 17th from 5-8pm at Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Funeral Home.