Ernest James Coffman, age 67 of Akron, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014.
He was born June 7, 1946, in Clarksville, Pennsylvania, to parents Robert Ellsworth and Ellen Josephine (Bradley) Coffman, Sr. James proudly served his country as a veteran of the US Army and later in the Army Reserves. He was a member of the VFW in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania, and enjoyed woodworking.
Surviving family members include his daughters Tammy Parello and Angela Coffman, son Scott Coffman, sisters: Mary Ellen McDonald, Linda Sharpnack, and Robin McKenzie, and brother Robert Ellsworth Coffman, Jr. James is also survived by his 8 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Jenny Coffman and brothers William Bradley.
Cremation has taken place and burial will occur at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
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