William McGalliard Coleman
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William McGalliard Coleman
  • September 28, 1941 - November 1, 2014
  • Morganton, North Carolina

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William McGalliard Coleman, 73, of Morganton, passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care in Valdese.
Mr. Coleman was born in Burke County, North Carolina on September 28, 1941 to the late Richard and Eloise Moses Coleman. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a member of North Morganton United Methodist Church. He was a youth counselor at Broughton Hospital, where he retired after many years of service. Mr. Coleman loved to fish and was a fan of NASCAR, western movies, and country music. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by a son, Mark Coleman and wife Michone of Mt. Airy, North Carolina; a brother, Richard Coleman and wife Marguerite of Texas; and a grandson, Bryson Coleman of Mt. Airy.
A graveside funeral will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Forest Hill Cemetery in Morganton with the Reverend Burt Williams officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkseymorganton.com. Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton has the honor of serving the Coleman family.