October 6, 1929 ~ November 30, 2015


Resided in: Pueblo West, CO

Roy Edward Coffman, passed away peacefully at home with loved ones near; Charlotte Overton having been his faithful and loving companion for the past fourteen years. Born in Pueblo, Colo. on October 6, 1929, to Jesse Roy Coffman and Ellen Austin. Roy had a special love and respect for his step-father, who raised him, John W. Austin, as well as, Papa Schrock and his Aunt Frances Ladd. Attending Bessemer, Carlile and Keating, Roy graduated in 1947 from Central High School. While serving our country's Naval Reserves, Roy also worked 39 years at the C.F.&I., alongside his best friend, who was like a brother, Ray Crone. Spending the majority of his working days at the Blast Furnace lent a life-time of friendships and memories. Roy enjoyed his time serving on the Board of Directors at the Power Credit Union and many years as a member in the Masonic Lodge. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 49 years, 'Lela' Margaret. Survived by sons, Matt (Betsy) Coffman and Ron (Cindy) Coffman; four devoted grandchildren, Jenn (Thomas) Wakely, Jason Roy Coffman, Matthew A. Coffman and NicoLee (Justin) Landis; and four great-grandchildren, Andrew, Alyssa, Drew and Ezra. Heartfelt hugs are shared with Roy's extended families, the Kleinheims, Becks, Naccaratos, Uffelmans, Sankeys, Burkes, Knutsons and Marquez family. Coming from 'the school of hard knocks,' Roy's determination, integrity, work ethic and love of life blessed him with a long and rewarding stay here on earth. Roy valued family, finances and friendships, oh yes, and cars, especially Cadillacs! The man, Roy Coffman, will simply and affectionately be known to many forever as 'Grandpa Roy,' who will be missed in so many ways... Special 'Thank You' to: Kendra and Cloie Turner for making life sweeter; best neighbors, Sharon Arrigo and Pena families; forever friends, Ray and Joan Crone who kept Roy supplied with their farm fresh eggs and veggies! Around the clock care was orchestrated by Dan Martinez and his team, (Sandra Gossett, Kristy Roever and Tamara Trotti) and the Sangre de Cristo Hospice group. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward

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  1. I was deeply saddened to learn of Mr. Coffman’s death and I would like to express my sincere sympathy to his family on behalf of the Board of Directors and senior management here at Power Credit Union. Knowing him personally as I did for many years, I know he will be sadly missed. Shari Krasovic, Power Credit Union

  2. Prayers are with you all during this time of sadness & loss. Mr. Coffman is with his beloved wife now. Only time will heal this grieving process, but know that he is now healthy & happily with his passed loved ones. R.I.P. Mr. Coffman Thomas & Deborah Hinton

  3. So sorry for your loss. I have felt the same way about Roy as he felt about my Dad. My prayers and thought are with the family

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