Charles Robert Coates Jr.
Charles Robert Coates Jr., 78 passed away January 7, 2013. He was born September 15, 1934 in Monroe, LA. He lived in West Monroe until the age of 15 when he moved to Baton Rouge. After working 44 years for the State of Louisiana, he moved to Bossier City. He joined a group who walked in the Bossier Mall early every morning and they became his friends. He attended St. Jude's Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents Charles R. Coates and Mildred Coates Brougham. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law Mary and Ed Lowry of Blanchard, 4 nephews, Glenn and Carol Lowry of Hot Springs, AR, Bob and Regina Lowry of Blanchard, LA, Scott and Heidi Lowry of San Antonio, TX and Russell and Evelyn Lowry of Shreveport, LA, and his step father Wayne and Esme Brougham of Baton Rouge. His family thanks Dr. Huan Le, Promise Hospital, his niece Regina Lowry and Arthur Mangham a good and special friend.
"God saw you getting tired; He did what he thought best. He put his arms around you and said "Come and Rest."