John S. Coleman, 91, of Panama City, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
He was born August 11, 1922 in Bay County and had been a lifelong resident of the area. He was a 1942 graduate of Bay High School. John was a U.S. Navy submarine veteran having served in the Pacific during World War II. He was office manager for Daffin Mercantile for 45 years retiring in 1984. He was a life member and past president of the Panama City Lions Club and was an Elder at First Presbyterian Church, where he also served as Deacon and Trustee. He was also a member of the Elks Club and served as a Board Member of Family Services.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Lee Coleman, 3 children, Nick Coleman (Margo), Vicki Lowell, Pam Holman (Jerry), 5 grandchildren, Nicole Coleman, Kirk Coleman, Jonathan Lowell, Rachel Lowell, Jeremy Holman, great grandson, Nicholas McBrayer and a sister Ellen Gordon.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church of Panama City with Dr. Richard Watson officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 1-2 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. Those desiring may make a donation to the First Presbyterian Church School or to
in memory of John Coleman.
Wilson Funeral Home
Family Owned Since 1911
214 Airport Road
Panama City, Fla.
Published in Panama City News Herald on Sept. 26, 2013