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Obituary: Obie Coomer, 91

Mr. Coomer was a member of a respected Adair County family, a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and had retired after a career as a plant manager in Chicago

Obie Coomer, 91, Rice Drive, Columbia, KY, passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2008, at 12:30pmCT, at Campbellsville Retirement Home in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be Thursday, October 30, 2008, at 9:30amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Harold Coomer the officiatiing clergy.

He was born February 28, 1917, the son of the late Lonnie and Kate Stevens Coomer of Adair County. He was preceded in death by his wife Lula Coomer. He later married Maxine Coomer who also preceded him in death.

He is survived by the following:
  • Two son: Obie Coomer, Sarasota, FL; and Danny Coomer, Dayton, OH

  • Two grandchildren: Debra Ohler and Jeff Coomer

  • Three great granchildren: Zachary Coomer, Danielle Coomer, and Cheney Ohler

  • A special friend: Polly Banks of Columbia, KY

  • And several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was a retired after a career as a plant manager in Chicago.

Interment will be in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, from 5:00pm-7pmCT and after 6:00amCT until the time of the service, Thursday morning, October 30, 2008.

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This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.
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