Luther Coffey

    Luther Dale Coffey, 73, of Marble, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016.
    He was the son of the late Barney and Mary Bell Coffey.
    Luther worked as a salesman for Ennis Hardware. He enjoyed horses, hunting and, most of all, spending time with his family.
    Luther was a member of Marble Springs Baptist Church.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Iris Coffey; one son, Steve Coffey; three brothers, Creed Coffey, Charles Coffey and Morris Coffey; and one sister, Marie Moore.
    He is survived by three sons, Brian Coffey and wife Kim of Acworth, Ga., Tony Coffey of Hayesville, and Tim Coffey and wife Melanie of Clarksville, Ga.; one brother, Howard Coffey and wife Martha of Marble; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Marble Springs Baptist Church. The Revs. Jeff Maynard and John Bailey will officiate. Burial will be in Moss Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Terry Sawyer, Tommy Ramsey, Danny Wilson, Jim Falls, Giles Ennis and Brian Stewart.
    The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at Marble Springs Baptist Church.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made may be made to the Rathbun House, 121 Sherwood Road, Asheville, NC 28803.
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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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