Major Donald Edward Coleman

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Major Donald Edward Coleman, Retired, 85, of Salisbury, MD, (formerly of AL) passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Chesapeake Manor in Willards, MD. Born in Frederick County, MD, he was the son of the late Frank L. Coleman and Thelma Earnst Coleman Plank. He served in the US Army for 21 years, retiring in 1968. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Ridge Manor, FL and a life-long member of the Military Officers Association. He enjoyed reading, fishing, watching Alabama football, and especially petting his dog and good buddie, "Rocky". Donald is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Frances Kennedy Coleman; a son, Donald E. Coleman, Jr. of Birmingham, AL; 2 daughters, Donna Ford and husband, Randy and Pam Sansing and husband, Michael, all of Birmingham, AL; 4 grandchildren, Matthew, Lisa, Toni and Jeni; and 4 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Charles and Francis Coleman. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 am at Ridout's Trussville Chapel, 1500 Gadsden Hwy., Birmingham, AL 35235 with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Birmingham, AL. Contributions may be made in his memory to St. James Lutheran Church, 14 S. Benedum St., Union Bridge, MD 21791 and or Coastal Hospice, P.O. box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit to express condolences to the family.

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Holloway Funeral Home
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Salisbury, MD 21804
(410) 742-5141
Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 31, 2015
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