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Terry "Coach" Coxe

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Terry "Coach" Coxe Obituary
Terrance H. Coxe

Terry "Coach" Coxe, 71, of Tallahassee, Florida, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at his home following a lengthy illness.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 23 at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, 2015 Fleischmann Road, Tallahassee, FL 32308. Mother Teri Monica will be officiating. A reception will be held immediately afterwards to celebrate Terry's life. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Francis Wildlife Association.

Terry was born on February 4, 1942 in Traverse City, MI to Thomas and Jane Coxe. He graduated from Lake Worth High School in 1960. He obtained a bachelor's degree from Florida Atlantic University and a master's degree from the University of Florida. On March 14, 1973 he married Martha "Betty" Coxe of Melbourne, Florida. Terry was employed as a coach, an educator, and a child advocate for juvenile justice. He was an avid sports fan, especially the Florida Gators and Miami Dolphins football programs. He also enjoyed reading, golfing and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Terry is survived by Betty Coxe, his wife of 39 years; sons Casey Coxe (Summer) of Lewisville, TX, Matthew Coxe (Keri) of Orlando, FL, and daughters Kelly Cannon (Tim) of Gainesville, FL and Kristy Coxe of Bridgewater, MA. He is also survived by nine grandchildren: Madison, Skylar, Haley, Terry, Charlie, Jacob, Caroline, Sean Thomas, Kaiden, and numerous friends that enriched his life.


Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Feb. 21, 2013
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