James E. Coder, 71, of 3 State St., Bradford, passed away Monday (Nov. 21, 2016) at The Pavilion at BRMC.
Born Feb. 18, 1945, in Bradford, he was the son of the late Jewell "Julie" Johns DePaul and Ron Coder.
Mr. Coder was a 1963 graduate of Bradford High School and then joined the National Guard.
He began his working career at Corning Glass and later with W. R. Case and Sons.
He was a member of the former Bradford Moose Lodge, the American Legion, Vets Club, Eagles Club and the Marche Club.
He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly (Jim) Coder of Fort Collins Colo., and her mother, Delores Pletcher of Harrisburg, Ore.; one sister, Jo Ellen Kille of Eldred; a brother, Jerry (Sally) Coder of Bradford; one granddaughter, Catherine Danae Coder, and several grandsons, great grandsons, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son; his companion, Jeanetta McCalla, of 35 years; his stepfather, Joseph DePaul; one nephew, Ryan Kille; and his brother-in-law, Dick Kille.
At the family's request there will be no visitation and services will be private. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to
2115 West 38th St. Erie, PA 16508.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 23 to Nov. 29, 2016