A funeral service for Mr. Roy E. Coles, "Blue Eagle", of 25705 Weakley Road (Piney Beach) who was called home to be with the Lord, will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the Chapel of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bishop Kipsy Lundy will officiate. Interment will follow in Dinwiddie Memorial Park, Dinwiddie.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg; the Rev. William N. Bland Jr. and Mr. James I. Gay, funeral directors. For more information, or to leave an online condolence, visit

Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 10, 2013