Paul's Story

Text size

OLDTOWN Paul S. Coffman Sr., 92, of Oldtown, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at his home.
Born in Lahmansville, W.Va., on Dec. 30, 1924, he was the son of the late Lillian Daisy (Rinker) and Warden Coffman. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wives, Theo (Lee) Coffman, and Cecelia (Nelson) Coffman; brother, Victor Coffman; and sisters, Jessie Coffman and Arvetta "Beanie" Lafferty.
Paul attended Oldtown School, and he was employed at Chemtron as a welder. He had worked at General Motors, Celanese, and the Kelly Springfield Tire Company. He was later employed by the Chessie System. Paul retired from Chemtron.
Paul was a member of the Church of the Triumphant and the National Rifle Association. The love of his life was hunting with his sons, and fishing.
He is survived by five children, Paul S. Coffman Jr., Cumberland, Victor Michael Coffman, Ridgeley, W.Va., Ronald L. Coffman, Cumberland, Leslie D. Moreland and husband, Roger D. Moreland Jr., Slanesville, W.Va., and Terry W. Coffman, with whom he resided; grandchildren, Erin L. Outten, Tony J. Coffman, Priscilla S. Coffman, Jennifer A. Shockey and husband, Jim, Aleeshia Ratchford, Joshua Coffman, Shoogan Coffman, Jennell Coffman, Hawk Coffman, Jared Coffman, Daniel Coffman, and Matthew Moreland; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Paul is also survived by Opal Coffman, and his brother, Ronald L. Coffman.
Pallbearers will be Paul S. Coffman Jr., Terry W. Coffman, Roger D. Moreland Jr., Jesse Shipe, Randy Shipe, Leland Shipe, and Wayne Woolridge.
Family will receive friends on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland.
Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Tim Wotring officiating. Friends will be received hour prior to the funeral service.
Interment will be in Oldtown Cemetery.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com
Published on September 13, 2017
Send flowers
in memory of Paul
See more

Obituary published in

Arrangements by


Share this story with a friend.