Robert Delaine Coleman, Sr.
7/15/1933 - 11/23/2008
Robert Delaine Coleman, Sr., of Vidor died Sunday, November 23, 2008, in Oak Manor Nursing Home in Vidor. Military graveside services will be Wednesday, November 26, 2008, at Clinton Cemetery, under direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Mark Grissom will officiate. Military honors will be provided by Sheppard Air Force Base.
Mr. Coleman was born in Clinton, Texas on July 15, 1933, the son of Walter W. Coleman and Nona Ard Coleman. On September 3, 1955, he married Vera Evelyn Early. He was a retired flight engineer with the U. S. Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Vera Evelyn Coleman of Vidor; son, Robert Delaine Coleman, Jr. and wife Elizabeth of Orange; daughters, Debra Lockwood and husband Don of Sachse, Vicki Hamilton and husband Bob of Sachse, Sandra Owen and husband Tommy of Vidor; brothers, Weldon Glyn Coleman and wife Joyce of Huntsville, Alabama and Edwin Paul Coleman and wife Billie of Garland; sisters, Janet Hall of Arlington and Darlene Cline and husband Wayne of Garland; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, November 25, 2008, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.