Gregory Coots

MIDDLESBORO — Gregory James "Pastor Jamie" Coots, 42, of Middlesboro, went to his rest on Saturday, February 15, at his home.

He was born November 17, 1971 in Middlesboro, KY, the son of the late Linda Turner Coots and Gregory Coots who survives.

He had become a school bus driver for the Middlesboro Independent Schools and he very much enjoyed interacting with the children on his bus.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a Sister: Katrina Coots and a Brother: Timothy Coots.

He is survived by the following members of his family:

Wife: Linda Smith Coots of Middlesboro, KY

Father: Gregory Coots of Middlesboro, KY

2 Children: Trina Coots and Cody (Brittany) Coots both of Middlesboro, KY

A very special granddaughter: Sydney Coots of Middlesboro, KY

Very Special Survivors include his entire church family.

He is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bruce Helton presiding. Musical selections will be from recordings made by Pastor Jamie himself.

At the request of the family, interment services will be private.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the Creech Funeral Home. Online condolences and guestbook are available at

Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements.

Funeral Home

Creech Funeral Home
112 S 21St St Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 248-4700

Published in The Daily News from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2014