Brian E. Coates (1972 - 2019)

  • " Heaven has gained another angel. RIP sweet sweet friend. "
    - Terri King
  • "May the greatest memories of Brian comfort you in this time..."
    - Brenda Kos
  • "A Beautiful man with A Beautiful Heart We will miss him..."
    - Lonnie Gregory
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    - Joann Siddall Epple
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Service Information
Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel - Hobart
600 West Old Ridge Road
Hobart, IN
Friday, Jul. 12, 2019
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
600 W. Old Ridge Road
Hobart, IN
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Brian E. Coates

HOBART, IN - Brian E. Coates, age 47, of Hobart passed away unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday July 9, 2019. Brian was born February 13, 1972 in Aurora, IL. He was a self-employed handyman. He enjoyed watching sports, riding his bike on the bike paths and playing video games.

Brian is survived by his parents, Thomas and Linda (Nickell) Coates of Hobart; his sister Amanda (Kenny) Richmond of Wanatah; his nephew Joshua Richmond and two nieces, Elizabeth Richmond and Megyn Richmond.Brian was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Visitation will be Friday July 12, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at REES FUNERAL HOME, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart, IN 46342. Cremation will follow. Online condolences at 219-942-2109 or


Published in The Times on July 11, 2019
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