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Jake H. Coyner

90, of Anderson, passed away on April 24, 2014 at Clare Bridge of Carmel. He was born on March 23, 1924 in Clinton County, Indiana and resided most of his life in Anderson.

Jake graduated from Colfax High School in 1941, and from Purdue University in 1947, and he served his country in the Army during WWII. He retired from Delco Remy Division of General Motors where he worked in Marketing and Advertising after 40 years of service. He was a very active member of First United Methodist Church.

Jake is survived by his loving children, Bonnie (Dave) Craig of Indianapolis, Bishop Michael (Marsha) Coyner of Indianapolis, Jill (Terry) Murphy of Loudon, TN; grandchildren, Laura (Adrian) Peace, Eric (Tamra) Craig, Stephen (Jess) Coyner, Whitney Craig, and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Nina J. Coyner; mother, Lucille Coyner, and his father, Jake Coyner Sr..

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 29, 2014 10 am to 1:30 pm at First United Methodist Church, Anderson, Indiana.

Services will be Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 1:30 pm at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Jeff Taylor, and Pastor Donna Goings officiating.

Burial will take place in Plainview Cemetery, Colfax.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church Anderson, IN.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 27, 2014
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