Louis Coffelt Sr.
Louis S. Coffelt Sr., 79, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at his home. Louis worked for 42 years with Volunteer Life Insurance Co., then changing to Monumental Life and then to Chubb Life. He was a member of White Oak Church of Christ and was preceded in death by a son, Leonard Kevin Coffelt; his parents, Lawrence and Mary Coffelt. Survivors include his wife, Jane E. Coffelt; son, Louis Samuel (Karen) Coffelt Jr.; daughter, Rhonda Jean (David) Pope; granddaughters, Kristi Coffelt, Courtney Coffelt and Stacy Pope; grandson, Phillip Pope and several great-grandchildren; sister, Arlene Taliaferro; sisters-in-law, Linda (Carl) Seay, Joan (Randall) Pendergrass and Carolyn Exum; special friends, Larry and Toney Overby. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Jim Dearman and Minister J.C. Watkins officiating. Interment will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park with Michael Taliaferro, Kenny Taliaferro, David Taliaferro, Randall Pendergrass, Kelly Seay and Dillon Treadway serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 3: 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Good News Today, P.O.Box 15148, Chattanooga, TN 37415, or to the American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421. Visit www.hamiltonfuneraloptions.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975.