Roby Richard "Ricky" Coleman, Jr.

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Reidsville, NC

Roby Richard “Ricky” Coleman, Jr., 59, of Reidsville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday April 26, 2017 at his home.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Newlife Church 943 NE Market St. Reidsville, NC. Burial will be in Thompsonville Baptist Church Cemetery.
A native of Rockingham County, he was a son of Roby R. Coleman and the late Delores Robertson Coleman and had lived most of his life in Rockingham County. He was a 40 year employee of Burlington Industries Williamsburg Plant (now SE7EN, Inc.) and a member of Newlife Church. A captain and former Assistant Chief of Yanceyville Road Volunteer Fire Department, he enjoyed fishing and gardening. Ricky was preceded in death by his mother: Delores Robertson Coleman and a sister: Mary Beth Elixson.
Survivors include his wife: Janice Manring Coleman of the home, sons: Phillip Vernon and wife Melissa of Reidsville, NC and Richard Lynn Coleman of Altamahaw, NC, daughters: Tonya Jean Newcomb and husband Dale of Elon, NC and Jahavier Vernon of Reidsville, NC, brother: Johnny Coleman and wife Patricia of Reidsville, NC, sisters: Susan Shoffner of Burlington, NC and Brenda Brantley and husband Ricky of Roxboro, NC, six grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to: Hospice of Rockingham County P.O. 281 Wentworth, NC 27375.
The family will see friends 6:00 till 8:00 P.M. Friday April 28, 2017 at Citty Funeral Home and at other times will be at the residence.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com