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Curtis Lee Coleman, 71, of Dover, Delaware passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at Christiana Hospital. He had been a patient since mid-December 2015 as the result of an automobile accident.

Mr. Coleman, a retired vice principal and counselor at Dover High School, was a native of South Boston, Va. and settled in Dover after serving with the U.S. Air Force at Dover Air Force Base.

After retirement he became quite active in the business community and volunteer efforts. Most recently he was very proud of becoming a Certified Master Gardener.

He was predeceased by his parents, Phil and Roberta Davis also of South Boston.

He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy Irene Carr with whom a 50th wedding anniversary observance took place Jan. 4 at Christiana Hospital with their Pastor Rev. Ellis Louden presiding. He is also survived by sons Ronnie of Cincinnati, Ohio and Taft (Nicole) of Ridgefield, Conn.

Curtis also leaves to cherish his memory five grandchildren - Julian, Madison, Katharine, Rémi and Chloé; three beloved cousins – Agatha, Remona and Noah; four brothers-in-law and five sisters-in-law.

Viewing will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 29 at Mt. Zion AME Church, 101 N. Queen St., Dover. Funeral service to follow immediately after viewing at 11.

Burial will occur on a later date at the Veterans Cemetery, Bear.
Published in Dover Post from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2016
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