ERIC LAMONT COATES
1971 - 2021
BORN
1971
DIED
2021
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FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services
6557 N Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN
ERIC LAMONT COATES, 49, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, in Fort Wayne. He was born in Baltimore, Md. on Oct. 27, 1971. Eric served as the Minister of Music for Come As You Are Community Church and was also the founder of The Gospel Caf‚ Experience. He is survived by his mother, Doris E. Coates, recently of Fort Wayne, originally from Newport News, Va.; and sister, Monica Coates of Murfreesboro, Tenn. Eric was preceded in death by his father, Paul Anthony Coates; and sister, Camille Coates. Service is noon Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Abundant Life Church, 3301 E. Coliseum Blvd., with a walk-through viewing beginning two hours prior at 10 a.m. Burial at Concordia Cemetery Gardens of Fort Wayne, Ind. Memorials may be made to the family. To sign the online guestbook visit www.fairhavenfortwayne.com

Published by Fort Wayne Newspapers on Oct. 12, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
16
Viewing
10:00a.m.
Abundant Life Church
3301 E. Coliseum Blvd., IN
Oct
16
Service
12:00p.m.
Abundant Life Church
3301 E. Coliseum Blvd., IN
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We extend our sincere sympathy during this time of great sorrow and lost. Praying much for you. Peace and Blessings!
Priscilla and Elder Dr. Leroy S. Rust
October 16, 2021
Eric will truly be missed. He was an outstanding singer and inspirational praise leader.
Flora Woodfin
Other
October 16, 2021
I'm so sorry to hear of Eric's passing. He was such a sweet soul when I knew him in school. My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
Tracie (Dyson) Tonks
School
October 15, 2021
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