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Norman Coomer, Adair County, KY (1933-2014)

Mr. Coomer was a member of a prominent, highly regarded Adair County family. He was a longtime businessman operating Haskin Coomer and Son Building Supplies along with his son, Steve. Norman was a member of the Columbia United Methodist Church where he was a former Sunday School superintendent. He was a U S Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, Columbia VFW Post 6097 member, a past president of the Adair County Fair, former Columbia City Councilman and also served as Adair County Judge Executive pro tem. Norman had a lifelong passion for basketball that began during his high school years when he played for the Columbia Redhounds and he was a loyal supporter of the Adair County Indians basketball program.
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Norman Coomer, 80 of Columbia, KY passed away Friday, January 10, 2014 at 2:45amCT at the Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia, KY after several months illness.

Funeral services will be Monday, January 13, 2014 at 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Clergy, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY with Rev. Neil Janes officiating. Interment will be in the Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. The family requests visiting after 4pmCT on Sunday, January 12, 2014, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Norman Coomer, Adair County, KY (1933-2014)

He was born Tuesday, January 17, 1933 in Sparksville, KY. He was the son of the late Haskin Joseph and Myrtle Janes Coomer. He died Friday, January 10, 2014 in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 80 years, 11 months, and 24 days.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Joyce Hovious Coomer on January 26, 2008 and by one sister, Bernice Murphy in 1986 Survived by the following:
  • One son: Steve Coomer and wife Lou Anne of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Susan Willis and husband Mark of Columbia, KY

  • One sister: Bea Beard of Columbia, KY Five grandchildren: Joshua Willis, Jordan Willis, Derek (Megan) Coomer, Paige Coomer, and Landon Coomer

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • A special friend: Steve "Tojo" Phillips of Columbia, KY
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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
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Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
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Norman Coomer, Adair County, KY (1933-2014)

2014-01-10 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Norman Coomer, Adair County, KY (1933-2014)

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