Ralph Coleman, age 75, of Elkhorn City, KY, passed from this life, Thursday May 17, 2018 at Parkview Nursing Home and Rehabilitation.
Ralph was born to the late Bud and Dorothy “Thacker” Coleman in Pikeville, KY December 19, 1942.
Besides both parents, Ralph is preceded in death by one daughter, Jennifer Coleman; two brothers, Reaford and Ronnie Coleman.
Ralph is survived by his loving wife, Loretta Ratliff Coleman of Elkhorn City, KY; one son, Brian Coleman and his wife, Susie of Hellier, KY; three daughters, Julie Taylor and her husband, Billy of Mount Vernon, KY, Crystal King and her husband, Burl of Ashcamp, KY, Tanya Adkins and her husband, Brian of Wolfpit, KY; two sisters, Erma Lucas of Columbus, OH and Diana Adkins of Lower Pompey, KY; four brothers, Bruce Coleman of Pikeville, KY, Ivan Coleman of Elkhorn City, KY, Bud A. Coleman of Pikeville, KY, and Randy L. Coleman of Elkhorn City, KY; four grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.
Ralph will be greatly missed by all who knew and treasured him. The family has asked in lieu of flowersm donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation,
The family will accept friends at the Thacker Memorial Chapel, Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM with services beginning at 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1:00 PM with entombment at J.U. Thacker Mausoleum on Annie E. Young Cemetery. Dale Senters will be the officiant over all services.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.