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Zackary Goodson Coleman, Metcalfe County, KY, (1931-2015)

He was a retired postmaster and of the Protestant faith. His wit and kind manner, his ability to entertain with wonderful stories made him an unforgettable personality for all he met. He was a member of a prominent Metcalfe County family. He was the son of the late Ben Alford and Alma Lee Knight Coleman. His wife, Rebecca Coleman, survives. He leaves 31 direct living descendants. He will be greatly missed. - EW
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Zackary Goodson Coleman, age 83, of Edmonton, KY, died Saturday, January 3, 2015 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 2pmCT, Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Union Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, January 5, 2015, from 3pmCT until 8pmCT and after 9amCT, Tuesday at the funeral home.

He was born June 28, 1931. He was the son of the late Ben Alford and Alma Lee Knight Coleman. He died Saturday, January 3, 2015, in Edmonton, Metcalfe County, KY, at the age of 83 years, six months, and six days.

He was a retired postmaster and of the protestant faith.

He is survived by his wife Rebecca Coleman, and the following:
  • Two sons: Zachary (Kim) Coleman and Ben (Jacqueline) Coleman all of Edmonton, KY

  • Three daughters: Shelia Coleman Bartley, Patty (Herbie) Bunch and Amanda (Matt) South all of Edmonton, KY

  • Sixteen grandchildren

  • Ten great grandchildren
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters; Alford and Joe Coleman, Virginia Vanzant, Doris VanZant, Nancy Davis and Louise Keltner.

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Zackary Goodson Coleman, Metcalfe Co. , KY (1931-2015)

2015-01-04 - 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY - Photo from Butler Funeral Home .

Zackary Goodson Coleman, Metcalfe Co. , KY (1931-2015)

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