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Joe Coomer, Adair Co., KY native (1931-2011)

Joe Coomer was born Adair Co., KY. He was a retired employee for Georgia Pacific, a volunteer firefighter for Fairdale Fire Department for 35 years, where he served as Assistant Chief for 15 years. He was a volunteer at Audubon Hospital, in Louisville, KY. Services and burial will be in his native Adair Co., KY

Joe Coomer, 80, of Fairdale, KY, died Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at his residence.

The funeral service for Joe Coomer will be Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 2pmCT. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST (MAP), Columbia, KY, with Bro. Greg Smith officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 9amCT, Saturday, February 12, 2011, at the funeral home.

Joe Coomer, Adair Co., KY native (1931-2011)

Joe Coomer, of Fairdale, KY, was born in Adair County on Wednesday, February 4, 1931. He was the son of the late Rollin and Fannie Stotts Coomer. He died Wednesday, February 9, 2011, in Fairdale, Jefferson Co., KY at the age of 80 years , and 5 days.

He was a retired employee for Georgia Pacific, a volunteer firefighter for Fairdale Fire Department for 35 years, serving as Assistant Chief for 15 years and was a volunteer at Audubon Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Scott Coomer on August 23, 2007.

Survivors include the following:
  • Three sons: Bill and wife Sheila Coomer, Jerry Coomer, Darrell and wife Brenda Coomer all of Louisville, KY

  • Two daughters: Pat and husband Otley Richard of Columbia, KY; Wanda and husband Bruce Cecil of Cincinnati, OH

  • One sister: Ester Scott of Louisville, KY

  • A brother-in-law: Harlan and wife Shirley Scott of Louisville, KY

  • Twelve grandchildren

  • Fourteen great-grandchildren

  • Along with a host of other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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