Jacksonville Beach


William (Bill) Elliot Coffman, Sr., 85, a resident of Jacksonville, Fl. passed away peacefully at McGraw Center for Caring at Community Hospice after an extended illness on September 25, 2018. Bill was born in Henderson, Kentucky on November 8, 1932. He retired from the Jacksonville Electric Authority in 2001.
Bill is predeceased by parents, Bertie-Mae and Freddie Lee Coffman, Jacksonville, Fl.; sister, Juanita Butterbaugh, St. Augustine, Fl.; sister, Jean Hathaway, Jacksonville, Fl.; and brother, Robert Coffman, Jacksonville, Fl. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Coffman, Jacksonville, Fl.; daughter, Susan (Liz) Martin, Waycross, Ga.; three sons, William (Bill) Elliot Coffman, Jr. (Charlotte) Atlantic Beach, Fl.; Richard (Lori) Coffman, Neptune Beach, Fl.; David (Diana) Coffman, Jacksonville Beach, Fl.; three grandchildren, Ara, Kyle and Kelly, and three great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the entire staff at McGraw Center for Caring at Community Hospice for the extraordinary level of compassion and care that was provided during the final days of Bill’s life.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.