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John Wayne Coleman

November 20, 1950 ~ August 23, 2019 (age 68)

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John Coleman, 68
Retired U.S. Air Force
November 20, 1950 — August 23, 2019

John Wayne Coleman, 68, went home to be with our Lord and Savior the morning of Friday, August 23, 2019 at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in Florida.

John was born on November 20, 1950, a native Peruvian. He married Anna Marie Hiers on August 15, 1973, and she preceded him in death.

John retired after serving 21 years in the United States Air Force and 25 years with the Civil Service.  He lived in Fort Walton Beach, FL and was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church of America.

He is survived by his two daughters: Beth Ann (Hiers) Crye of Oklahoma City, OK and Rebecca Marie (Hiers) Boonrin of Fort Walton Beach, FL. John is also survived by six grandchildren: Nathaniel Christian Hiers-Tamez; Rocky Andrew Boonrin; Bryce Bjorn Zoug Boonrin; W. Roark Anders and wife Kirsten Anders; Amanda Michelle Crye; and Georgia Elizabeth Crye. He is also survived by three siblings: David S. Coleman; Teresa A. Hullinger and husband, Robert; Jeffery B. Coleman and wife, Anginette Ankney.

He was preceded in death by both parents, John A. Coleman and Gladys P. Weisenberger, and a brother, Steven A. Coleman.

Pastor Bryan Maggart will preside over the services. Viewing is 4pm – 7pm on Thursday, August 29, 2019 and funeral service will be held at 11am on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana. Interment will be at Ever-Rest Memorial Park with Military Veteran Service provided by the Miami County Military Rites Team.

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August 29, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
August 30, 2019

11:00 AM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

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