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Marshall Lawrence Coffey, Russell County, KY (1940-2014)

He was a retired chief mechanical engineer at Wolf Creek Dam and was a member of Grider's Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident at the time of his death. His wife, Linda Earlene York Coffey, survives. He leaves 9 direct living descendants.
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Marshall Lawrence Coffey, 73, of Jamestown, died Monday, May 19, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services for Marshall Lawrence Coffey will be 1pmCT, Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Rod Lawless and Bro. Barry Bradshaw officiating. Friends may call after 5pmCT, Wednesday. Burial in the Samuel York Memorial Gardens in Jamestown, KY.

Active Pallbearers: Ronnie Shearer, Gary Shearer, Adam Coffey, Roger Dale Coffey, Scottie Weston, and Roy Coffey.

Honorary Pallbearers: Dr. James Monin, Charles Claude Cape; Ernest Davis, and Leon Davis.

Marshall Lawrence Coffey, Russell County, KY (1940-2014)
He was born Monday, June 3, 1940 in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Velmer & Pearl Hammond Coffey. He died Monday, May 19, 2014, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 73 years, 11 months, and 16 days.

He was a retired chief mechanical engineer at Wolf Creek Dam and was a member of Grider's Chapel United Methodist Church. Survivors include the following:
  • His wife: Linda Earlene York Coffey, Jamestown, KY

  • Two children: Donna Annette Coffey, Danville, KY; and Dale (Lisa) Coffey, Danville, KY
  • Seven grandchildren: Ryan Coffey, Kelsey Coffey, Dakota Gore, Cody Coffey, Zachary Coffey, Nikki Coffey, and Cheyenne Gore

  • Four sisters: Carol Newcom, Mary Downey, Kathy Weston, all of Jamestown, KY; Sherlon Shearer, Louisville, KY

  • Three brothers: Roger Coffey, Ralph Coffey, Randall Coffey, all of Jamestown, KY
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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