Lewis Franklin Coleman - SAVANNAH - Lewis Franklin Coleman, 87, of Savannah, died July 7, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was born in Swainsboro, Ga., and was a veteran of WW II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam Conflict, having served in the US Air Force for over 25 years, of which he was very proud of. He moved to Savannah in 1964 from Sumter, South Carolina. Lewis served as General Manager of the Georgia Theater Company. He was a member of the Theatrical Union of Savannah and a member of the Woodmen of the World for 60 years. Lewis was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Jackson Coleman, his parents John C. Coleman and Alene McGee Coleman, and his sister, Jerome Flanders. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Coulter Coleman of 20 years, of Savannah, Ga; son, Gary F. Coleman of Bryan County; 3 daughters, Faye Stanfield (Wayne), Savannah, Ga; Vickie Ann Cox (Billy), and Teresa Orvin (Johnny) both of Richmond Hill, Ga; 2 stepchildren, Jamie Mercer (Tim) , and Michelle Revelle (Bruce), both of Rincon, Ga., 5 sisters, Emily Maupin, Janice Bennett, both of Swainsboro, Ga; Mary Phillips of Soperton, Ga; Rachel Riner of Hampton, Ga; and Judy Marshall of Reynolds, Ga; 8 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. Visitation: 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel. Funeral Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Hubert C. Baker Chapel, with Dr. James Staubes, and Rev. Steve McCoy, officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest West Cemetery, with Military Honors, being conducted by the US Air Force. Remembrances: Hospice Savannah, Inc., 1352 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, Ga 31406. Savannah Morning News July 9, 2014 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News on July 9, 2014