BONHAM - Buddy Gene Coble age 86, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas.|
Buddy Coble was born August 12, 1927 in Leon, Oklahoma, the son of Walter Emmitt and Vida Opal (Wright) Coble. He served as a Seaman First Class in the U. S. Navy from 1944-1946 on the USS Leon. Buddy retired as a US Postal Carrier in Fort Worth, Texas. After leaving the post office, Buddy worked as an Insurance Adjuster for many years.
He entered into the Haltom City Masonic Lodge No.1331 A.F & A.M. in 1952 and became 32nd Degree Mason. He was active as a a Shriner and was involved in the Scottish Rite.
Buddy enjoyed classic country music, square dancing and fishing. He loved spending time with family and looked forward to the Coble Family Reunion every September. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Mr. Coble is survived by his beloved family, son, Larry Coble and wife, Lyn of Old Hickory, Tenn. and daughter, Sandra Simmons of Pottsboro, Texas, granddaughter, Lori Rice and husband, Kevin of Denison, Texas, grandson, Patrick Coble and wife, April of Goodwill, Okla., grandson, Sam Borg and wife, Angie of Denison, Texas, grandson, Randy Coble and wife, Amanda of Guymon, Okla. and eight great grandchildren, Emily, Hannah, Kaleb, Haley, Ali, Angus, Randall (II) and Victoria as well as many nieces and nephews.
He is also survived by his very dear friend Ron Summit of Sherman, Texas. Buddy was preceded in death by his father, Walter E. Coble, his mother, Vida Opal Coble, his three brothers, Walter Coble, Fletcher Coble, Carl Coble and his three sisters, Elma Mapp, Iowa Denton and Vida Peterman.
The family would like to express a special heartfelt thank you to the staff at Clyde W. Cospers, TSVH and the staff of the IICU floor at Texoma Medical Center.
Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Fisher Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Speers officiating.
Condolences may be registered online at www.fisherfh.com.
For those that wish, donations can be made to the Scottish Rite Hospital, in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home, located at 604 West Main in Denison.
Published in The Herald Democrat from June 13 to June 14, 2014