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Donald Gene Coffey

May 25, 1929 February 23, 2018
Donald Gene Coffey
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Obituary for Donald Gene Coffey

Donald Gene Coffey, 88, died Friday, February 23, 2018 at his residence in Petal. A gathering of friends and family will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the Petal Chapel of Moore Funeral Home.
Donald was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. He was a welder and welder inspector with Pipeliner Local 798 and had retired after 66 years. During World War Two, he served his Country in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater. One of his many accomplishments was obtaining his commercial pilot license. While residing in Delaware, he became a Mason with the Brandywine Lodge. Donald loved to fly, relaxing in his swing and taking care of his wife. He is preceded in death by his parents Jesse Lee Coffey and Marion House Coffey; two sons, Curtis Coffey and Nolan Coffey; two brothers, Clinton Coffey and Jimmy Coffey.
Donald is survived by his wife of forty-six years, Joyce Coffey of Petal; two sons, John Donald Coffey of Petal, Glenn (Brenda) Coffey of Groves, TX; two half brothers, Mike Coffey and Mark Coffey; a half sister, Melanie Coffey; a grandson, Kevin Coffey; a granddaughter, Carolyn Coffey of Groves, TX; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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