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Celebrating the life of
Richard Mell Coleman Sr.
Passed away on December 21, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Please accept my sincere condolences for your recent loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. I have always received comfort from the Bibles’ word at Philippians 4:7 which reads “and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your heart and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus”. I hope you can receive comfort from these words as well. Margo Simmons

Margo Simmons, ,

Your long struggle is over, Rest In Peace Dick. Condolences to family.

Bob White, Greensboro , Ga

Richard Mell Coleman Sr. – SAVANNAH - Richard Coleman, 73 passed away December 21, 2017 after a long illness at The Brian Center (Hendersonville, NC) while under the care of Four Seasons Hospice.

A native of Savannah, Georgia, Mr. Coleman was a 1962 graduate of Benedictine Military School. He served in the Georgia Army National Guard and the Chatham Artillery. He went on to play football at Clemson University before transferring to the University of Georgia where he earned his business degree. He was a longtime member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church until his illness advanced. He is a past member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.

Richard was preceded in death by his son, Richard M. Coleman Jr., brother, Tom Coleman and sister, Marie Coleman Harper.

He is survived by his daughter; Priscilla Coleman Bivins (Bill); grandchildren: Elizabeth Parker Bivins, Madison Taylor Bivins, Ayden Olivia and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family wishes to extend their love and gratitude to the Coleman family for their support throughout Richard's long illness: Celeste, Lynn, Suzanne, John, Jimmy and Tommy.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Please accept my sincere condolences for your recent loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. I have always received comfort from the Bibles’ word at Philippians 4:7 which reads “and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your heart and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus”. I hope you can receive comfort from these words as well. Margo Simmons

Margo Simmons, ,

Candle tribute lit by Shel & Cindy Brennan — Georgia

Your long struggle is over, Rest In Peace Dick. Condolences to family.

Bob White, Greensboro , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Lissa Coleman — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Lois Shinall — Georgia


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