John H. Coleman Jr.

Mobile, Alabama


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John Howard ("Johnny") Coleman, Jr., a native of Brookhaven, MS and a resident of Mobile since 1947, succumbed to debilitating illness on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at the age of 76. Mr. Coleman is survived by his sister; two of his eight first cousins; four children (Edward, Michael,...

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You were a great guy with a big heart. I should have spent more time with you. We all loved you. bill nolfe

You were one of the people who helped make Murphy's Class 1959, so memorable. May this journey be a great one and be peaceful.

Mary Lois McLean Hill


I regret and I am sorry I did not get a chance to say 'Goodbye'. I did not know you were ill as I live in New Orleans.

I am glad we spent many hours together at our 55th Murphy H.S. reunion in 2014 reminiscing about our class of 1959.

I will always treasure our friendship. I will always remember the fun, laughter and playing I enjoyed with you, Joe Horn, Jimmy Presley, Charles Hillman, and Sidney Bufkin.

In our time together in 2014, I...

So sad to hear this. Johnny and I have been friends for a very long time. He will be missed RIP my friend.

We love you and you will be missed by our family.Gene,Sabre Geno and Shaun Hicks.
RIP Johnny

I grew up with Johnny, he will be missed.

I'm so sorry for your loss.

"Monk" is a treasured memory to the Murphy HS Class of 1959. We were so glad he was able to attend a few of our monthly luncheons before his illness made further ones impossible. A valued part of the football team, Johnny will be missed, but not forgotten. Much love and deepest sympathy to the family.

Sad to lose another Murphy classmate. Heartfelt sympathy to Johnny's family.