Rev. Tom R. Coffey, 60, of Buffalo, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.
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Tom retired as manager of the LaRue County Water District after 24 years of service. He pastored four churches in LaRue, Green and Taylor counties: Corinth, Allendale, Bethel and Mount Carmel Baptist Churches. He was currently serving as deacon and Sunday school teacher at Buffalo Baptist Church. Tom was a faithful Christian witness and served as a source of strength and encouragement to many. He trusted in the Lord at age 12 and now is at Home with his Savior.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Donna Duncan Coffey; his children, Staci (Kris) Riggs of Magnolia, Traci (Steve) Weaver of Buffalo, and Ryan (Holly) Coffey of London, Ky. He was the loving Papa to Layla and Bridgett Weaver, Ty Coffey, and Austin and Matthew Riggs. Also surviving are his parents, Willis and Ada Coffey of Mount Vernon; and his brothers, Keith (Susan) Coffey, Steve Coffey, and Willis G. (Kim) Coffey, all of Mount Vernon.
The funeral is 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Buffalo Baptist Church with the Rev. Chad Burdette, Rev. Roger Pepper, Rev. DeWayne Gibson and Rev. Bob Boster officiating. Burial will follow in Buffalo Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Cox Funeral Home, 80 Maple Dr., Mount Vernon; 3-8 p.m. Thursday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville; and after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church until time for service.
Condolences may be made online at www.bennett-bertram.com.
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Larue County Herald News on Aug. 21, 2013