Mr. Coffey had lived in Dexter most of his life and was a former employee of AmerenUE. He had a passion for hunting, golfing and woodwork. He enjoyed many great friendships through the years.
He was united in marriage to Joann Lankford on Jan. 5, 1952, at Piggott, Ark. Mrs. Coffey survives of the home in Dexter.
Besides his wife, survivors include one son, Steve Coffey of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three daughters, Cindy (Gary) Burkemper of O'Fallon, Patty (James) Lambert of Dexter and Angie (Tom) Keenan of Cape Girardeau; one brother, Bud (June) Coffey of Dexter; five sisters, Audrey (Ivan) Pulling of Parma, Martha (the late Bert) Tucker of Grayridge, Loretta (Bob) Mouser of Poplar Bluff, Opal (Phil) Short of Neelyville, and Jean (Bob) Isbell of Dexter; three grandchildren, Mike Burkemper, Andy Burkemper and Sarah Burkemper; many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the 18 Forelife, 10632 Apache Village, Dexter, Mo. 63841.