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Phillip Coomer, 83, Burkesville, KY (1935-2018)

June 4, 1935 ~ August 5, 2018 (Age 83)
He was a retired employee of Ross Gear and Tool Co. in Lafayette, IN after 35 years of service. He was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death in Warren County, KY. He was a member of a respected Cumberland County, KY family. He was the son of the late Andy Thomas Coomer & Emma Lucy (Nixon) Coomer. He leaves seven direct living descendants. His final resting place will be in W Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, IN.
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Phillip Coomer, 83, Burkesville, KY, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral service will be at 2pmCT, Thursday, August 09, 2018, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY. Visitation will be on Thursday from 12pmNoonCT until the service time at 2pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home/ The committal service will be on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at the Tippecanoe Memory Gardens Mausoleum, 1718 W 350 N, West Lafayette, IN.

Phillip Coomer, 83, Burkesville, KY (1935-2018)

Phillip was born on June 4, 1935 in Cumberland County, KY. He was the son of to the late Andy Thomas Coomer & Emma Lucy (Nixon) Coomer. He died Sunday, August 5, 2018, in Bowling Green, Warren County, KY, at the age of 83 years, two months, and one day.

He was a retired employee of Ross Gear and Tool Co. in Lafayette, IN after 35 years of service.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Coomer, and two infant siblings.

Survivors include:
  • His wife - Shirley Coomer of Burkesville, KY

  • One daughter - Tina Godbey of Lafayette, IN

  • Three grandchildren - Joshua Godbey, Cory Renfrow, and Jennifer Merritt

  • Two great grandchildren - Ashlynn Renfrow and Jordan Treynor

  • One great great grandchild - Hayden Godbey

  • and a host of other relatives and friends<
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Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Phillip Coomer, 83, Burkesville, KY (1935-2018)

2018-08-08 - 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

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